How Long Does Probate Take In Alberta?

How Long Does Probate Take Here In Alberta? One of the most common questions we are asked is “How long does Probate take?” To “Probate a Will” means to have the court declare that the document was the deceased’s last Will and that the Executor has authority to act on closing the estate. An Application For Probate involves outlining the deceased’s assets and debts so that banks and Alberta Land Titles can Read More

Can I sell estate property before getting probate?

It can take weeks to receive a Grant of Probate from the Alberta courts, and Executors are usually under pressure from beneficiaries to wrap up the estate quickly.  As a result we often meet Executors who are in a hurry to sell the house or other property in the estate. This is particularly true if the real estate market is in the seller's favor. Executors and beneficiaries don't always want to wait until they've Read More