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 PLANNING AHEAD RESOURCES 

The Adult Trusteeship and Guardianship Act (AGTA) provides a variety of options that range from having someone provide a bit of help, to having someone take over decision making completely.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

A Personal Represenative is the person named to carry out the directions in a Will.
NEW BOOKLET 2020

This booklet is for people who have been asked to be an Agent under someone's Personal Directive.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

This booklet is for people who have been asked to be an Attorney under someone's Enduring Power of Attorney.
BOOKLET 2016

This booklet is for anyone who wants to know more about who inherits the estate of a person who dies without a Will in Alberta.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

The world of dating has changed, this booklet provides important information about legal issues related to new relationships.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

Le but de la préparation d'un testament est de transmettre vos biens à vos proches selon vos souhaits et avec le moins de problèmes possible. Si vous décédez sans testament, il est souvent plus coûteux, plus compliqué et plus long de régler votre succession.
NEW BOOKLET 2020

Une directive personnelle est un document écrit, signé, daté et attesté qui désigne une autre personne pour s'occuper de vos affaires personnelles (uniquement non financières ).
NEW BOOKLET 2020

En préparant une procuration perpétuelle dès maintenant, vous pouvez vous assurer que vos biens sont gérés par une personne qui vous connaît et qui sait ce que vous voulez, une personne en qui vous avez confiance pour agir au mieux de vos intérêts, lorsque vous n'êtes pas en mesure de prendre des décisions par vous-même.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

This booklet is for people who want to know more about the content and uses of General Powers of Attorney.
BOOKLET 2016

Do you need to probate or administer a deceased persons estate in Alberta? This booklet describes grants or probate and grants of administration and provides a step-by-step guide on applying to the court for a grant.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

A Personal Directive is a written, signed, dated and witnessed document that appoints someone else to look after your personal matters (non-financial only) .
NEW BOOKLET 2019

Things to consider when making a Personal Directive.
NEW CHECKLIST 2020

The purpose of writing a Will is to pass on your belongings to your loved ones according to your wishes and with as few problems as possible. If you die without a Will, it's often more costly, complicated and time-consuming to settle your estate.
NEW BOOKLET 2019
 

Things to consider when making a Will.
NEW CHECKLIST 2020

By preparing a Power of Attorney now, you can ensure that your property is managed by someone who knows you and what you want, someone you trust to act in your best interests, when you are unable to make decisions for yourself.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

Things to consider when making an Eduring Power of Attorney.
NEW CHECKLIST 2020

This tip sheet describes mental capacity and its importance in decision making.
TIP SHEET 2015
 

This booklet is intended for anyone thinking about the possibility that they or a loved on might face mental incapacity in the future.
BOOKLET 2016
 

Every adult should have these three legal documents:

  • Personal Directive
  • Enduring Power of Attorney
  • Will

NEW TIP SHEET 2020

This booklet provides important information about legal issues related to pre-arranging your own funeral and it can help you make some of the arrangements that will help your family and friends in the time following your death.
NEW BOOKLET 2019

 
 
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