Estate Administration & Probate

Our Estate Lawyers provide full estate administration services including acting as estate trustees for the estates of our clients, preparing documents for a Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee, with or without a Will (Will Probate), or assisting Estate Trustees with their work.

Our Estate Administration & Probate services include:

  • Preparation of documents and applying for Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee with or without a Will.
  • Assisting Estate Trustees that reside outside of Ontario
  • Locating estate assets such as bank accounts, insurance policies, real estate, investments, pensions and personal property.
  • Assisting with evaluating and auctioning valuable personal property
  • Notifying life insurance companies and filling out claim forms
  • Notifying credit card companies, utility companies etc. of discontinued service
    - Arranging for sale of real estate
    - Closing real estate sales of properties owned by estate
    - Addressing and resolving title issues affecting estate properties
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Coordinating with accounts to file income tax returns and pay all taxes
  • Obtaining a Clearance Certificate from the Canada Revenue Agency
  • Preparation of statements of accounts for the estate
  • Passing of Accounts in Court
  • Communicating with beneficiaries and obtaining necessary releases and consents.

Key Contacts

Dorothy Hagel, JD
Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public

Ishita Chopra, JD/LL.B
Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public

Navjot Singh, JD/LL.B
Licensing Candidate

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