Wills and estates

Information about wills in Alberta, international wills, personal directives and deceased persons’ estates.

Services and information

If no one else can, the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT) manages estates if the beneficiary is a minor or represented adult.

You need a lawyer to create an international will, which must be registered with the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT).

Use a personal directive to name someone to make personal decisions for you if you’re incapable because of illness or injury.

Information about wills, including how to make one and what happens if you die without a will.