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The Effect of the New Estate Administration Act in Alberta

What we term the “New Estate Administration Act” actually came into force in Alberta in June 2015. The laws encoded in the Estate Administration Act govern the duties of administrators, executors and trustees who are tasked with managing estates. Within the Act, they are referred to as “personal representatives” of the decedent — the most commonly used term now in Alberta. As well as outlining the duties of personal representatives, the New Estate Administration Act helps to explain the rights of beneficiaries, what happens when someone dies without a will, how and when a will may be challenged [...]

By |08/06/2022|

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