When settling an estate, figure out if you need to apply to court

When a loved one dies, someone may need to make an application to the court to deal with their assets. These include applications for a grant of probate or administration. We can help you figure out what application may be needed, if any. It should only take five to ten minutes to complete.

  • Reviewed in April 2020
  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Time to read: 7 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Stephen Hsia, Fasken

Stephen Hsia

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