Wills and Estates

Committeeship
Committeeship Guidebook is available on the Manitoba Public Trustee’s website.

Funeral Plan
MY FUNERAL PLAN – free to download or hard copies are available from Community Legal Education Association at $5.00 per copy.

Healthcare Directives
Information about healthcare directives (also known as living wills) and a form that you can download is available on Manitoba Health’s website.

Powers of Attorney
An Enduring Power of Attorney Guidebook is available on the Manitoba Public Trustee’s website.

Probate

Executor’s Checklist

Manitoba Probate Guide for Small Estates – available in hard copy from our office at a cost of $30, or on-line below and under Publications.

MANITOBA PROBATE GUIDE FOR SMALL ESTATES

Probate Guide – Read this First
Then choose which of the 4 situations your estate fits under. Only use that section and the steps and forms for that section.

1) Estate Under $10,000 – Estates Under $10,000

2) Estate Over $10,000 where there is a will –  For Executors – Application for Grant of Probate

3) Estate over $10,000 where there is no will – For Administrators – Applying to Administer Estate

4) Estate over $10,000 where there is a will but no executor – Applying for Administration with Will Annexed

 

Wills and Estates
Information about wills and estates, powers of attorney and healthcare directives is available on the Manitoba Public Trustee’s website.

This booklet was prepared jointly by:  The Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat, Manitoba Healthy Living, Seniors and Consumer Affairs, The Public Trustee and Community Legal Education Association.

Also see Manitoba Courts video on Wills and Estates

http://www.manitobacourts.mb.ca/video-library/