Non-Contentious Estate Matters: Tips for Completing Forms


This paper explores the legal assistant’s role in screening, coordinating appointments, collecting information, and preparing applications for non-contentious estate matters. It discusses frequently used NC Forms and related considerations, including notices to be served, service of documents, and submitting documents to court.

This paper provides information and tips to assist with completing NC Forms, including a sample information collection form and sample NC Forms with additional precedent information and instructions noted in coloured text.

This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Effective Legal Support: Estate Administration program in Edmonton on May 22, 2019 and in Calgary on May 29, 2019.