Estate law

Do I have to apply for a application for certificate of appointment of estate trustee with a will. I live in ontario canada. Our home is jointly owned and rsp's state that I am beneficiary of them. My husband had no other assets. Thanks


Asked 5 months ago in Ottawa, Ontario
Categories: Wills, Estates, Trusts

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Hamoody Hassan

Answer by Hamoody Hassan

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On the facts provided with no other assets in the estate, including no other likely inheritance held in trust into his estate from anyone else,  the referenced transfers appear to be outside of the will so I would say no Certificate is needed - meet with a lawyer prepare a new will and POA of your own and verify your facts are correct. Hamoody Hassan, Senior Counsel, www.hassanlaw.com

Posted 5 months ago

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