4. Get the certificate

Once you’ve given the court all the information that they need, your application may take several months to process depending on which court office it’s filed in.

If court staff have questions about your application, they will contact you for more information or documents.

Your application will go to a judge to sign your Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee with a Will.

Once, you get the Certificate, you will be able to distribute the property in the based on what the will says.

The question “I’ve been named an estate trustee in a will. What do I have to do?” has has more information on what you need to do.

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