A Committeeship Guidebook is available on the Manitoba Public Guardian & Trustee’s website.
MY FUNERAL PLAN – free to download or hard copies are available from Community Legal Education Association at $5.00 per copy.
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 Guardian & Trustee’s website.
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/
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 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