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Three Reasons Why Alberta Needs Online Notices to Claimants

NoticeConnect makes it easy and inexpensive for estate trustees to advertise for creditors by letting them post notices online rather than in print papers. Our court-approved platform is now the standard practice in Ontario. Can estate practitioners in Alberta use us too?.

Court Approval: One year later

Today marks exactly one year since the Superior Court confirmed in a written decision that publishing a notice to creditors on NoticeConnect satisfies the Trustee Act.

Partnership Announcement with Emergent

NoticeConnect is happy to announce our partnership with Emergent, Canada’s largest innovator of document creation and file management software.

Newspaper closures highlight the need for online notice

Postmedia announced today that it is closing six newspapers in Ontario and Alberta and ending printing for another three. These closures are in addition to the dozens of papers closed

How long do surviving spouses have to choose between the FLA and SLRA regimes?

In Aquilina v Aquilina (2018 ONSC 3607), S.F. Dunphy J. explains when it is appropriate to extend the statutory deadline by which a surviving spouse must elect between equalization under the Family Law Act vs the Succession Law Reform Act.

Partnership Announcement

NoticeConnect is thrilled to announce our partnership with Do Process Software to integrate NoticeConnect with their award-winning program, Estate-a-Base®.

Four Ways to Find out if the Deceased had a Will

When it comes to administering an estate, it makes a big difference if someone dies with a will or without a will. But how do you actually know if the deceased had a will? And if you find one, how do you know it's the most recent?

Public Notice Solutions for Government

We've launched a tool for governments, using the technology behind NoticeConnect, to make public notices more accessible and economical.

Case Brief: Koster v. Koster, 2018 ONSC 2321

George Koster died in 2014 at the age of 94. George's nieces and nephews brought an application challenging the validity of George's will on the grounds that George's mistress-turned-wife, Elizabeth, had unduly influence George.

Which estate trustees should advertise for creditors?

Every estate trustee should advertise for creditors on NoticeConnect to protect themselves from liability. If an estate trustee fails to advertise for creditors, they can be held liable for the full amount of the deceased's outstanding debts.

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