Wills and Estates

Committeeship Guidebook is available on the Manitoba Public Guardian & 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.

Healthcare Directives Brochure 2018

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

Powers of Attorney Brochure 2018


Executor’s Checklist

Manitoba Probate Guide for Small Estates – available in hard copy from our office at a cost of $30, or on-line:  https://www.communitylegal.mb.ca/publications-store/


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

The Public Guardian and Trustee has the following publications:  Estates Administration – Questions and Answers as well as Deceased Estate Handbook.

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

A Legal Information Guide for Seniors was prepared jointly by:  The Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat, Manitoba Healthy Living, Seniors and Consumer Affairs, The Public Guardian & Trustee and Community Legal Education Association.

Also see Manitoba Courts video on Wills and Estates


Wills Brochure 2018

Estates Brochure 2018