Common Questions

Is a will different for people who live on reserve?

A will is a written document in which you describe what should happen to your property after you die. It must follow certain rules to be considered valid (legal). If you are registered under the Indian Act and you live on reserve, the process for creating and administering a will is guided by the Indian Act.

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