Beneficiaries Not Named in the Will

Jacklynn Pivovar explains what to do in case there are competing claimants against the estate you are administering.

This presentation will include information about potential claimants against an estate including family maintenance and support claims as well as claims by creditors or the Canada Revenue Agency. You will also learn about your legal obligations as an executor to competing claimants and how you can effectively administer the deceased’s estate.

Special thanks to Jacklynn Pivovar, Partner, Miller Thomson LLP for hosting this session.

Thank you for checking out these recordings of Estate Administration Week presentations made in April 2021 by volunteer lawyers.

The views expressed in these recordings are those of the presenter and not of Edmonton Community Foundation. The information contained in these recordings is based on Alberta law and is for general information only and to encourage you to ACT — to get professional assistance to get a good and valid will, personal directive and enduring power of attorney in place to protect your family, your assets and your business. The information in these recordings is NOT legal or tax advice and does not replace legal or tax advice. Every person has a unique situation. For legal advice about your situation and/or to prepare these important documents make sure to visit a wills & estates lawyer. We thank the volunteers who presented Estate Administration Week this year.

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