When Someone Dies Without a Will

This publication is for those who want to know what to do when a loved one dies without a will. It guides you through practical things you’ll need to take care of, like arranging the funeral. It also explains who should get the deceased’s things, and the legal steps you’ll need to take to deal with their assets. The information is current to July 2020.

All the information in this booklet — and more — is on our website, in dying without a will and dealing with an estate.

When Someone Dies Without a Will

  • English
  • Available in print

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Lynda Cassels

Lynda Cassels

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