Estate and Personal Trust Services Frequently Asked Questions

This factsheet answers common questions about what is involved in administering an estate or a personal trust. It covers such topics as finding the heirs of an estate, what happens when there is no will, dealing with the deceased's possessions, and the role of the Public Guardian and Trustee.

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Public Guardian and Trustee of BC
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dying without a will, administering an estate, Public Guardian and Trustee, intestate successors