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What assets are not included in probate?

In some provinces, the executor might even need to provide a list of assets from the estate to the probate court before they can even apply for probate.

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Estate Settlement 101

If you’ve just found out that you’ve been named an estate executor, you probably have a lot of questions. First off, let’s discuss what it means to settle an estate.

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How to Execute a Will

The estate executor will be responsible for carrying out the will’s instructions and overseeing the distribution of an estate’s assets. Here's what you need to know

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Probate Fees in Ontario

There are simply some costs you won’t be able to avoid if you’re going through probate: Probate fees.

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Executor Fees in Ontario

Generally, an estate executor in Ontario gets paid 5% of the estate’s value. Read more below!

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How to avoid probate fees in Ontario

Going through probate in order to settle their estate when someone dies can be a frustrating, long, and costly process.

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ClearEstate: A Simple Solution for Difficult Times

Ingenuity and empathy are in the foreground as a sophisticated new platform helps grieving families save time, money and energy

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How to Apply for Probate

The rules for probate application may be different from one province or territory to the next. This what you need to know!