Alberta Probate Form NC 43

Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317)

Everything you need to know about Alberta Form NC 43, including helpful tips, fast facts & deadlines, how to fill it out, where to submit it and other related AB probate forms.

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About Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317)

There are all sorts of forms executors, beneficiaries, and probate court clerks have to fill out and correspond with during probate and estate settlement, including affidavits, letters, petitions, summons, orders, and notices.

Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317) is a commonly used form within Alberta. Here’s an overview of what the form is and means, including a breakdown of the situations when (or why) you may need to use it:

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AB Form NC 43, which may also referred to as Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317), is a probate form in Alberta. It is used by executors, personal representatives, trustees, guardians & other related parties during the probate & estate settlement process.

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Atticus Fast Facts About Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317)

Sometimes it’s tough to find a quick summary— here’s the important details you should know about Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317):

  • This form pertains to the Province/Territory of Alberta

  • The official Alberta source for this form is here.

Government forms are not typically updated often, though when they are, it often happens rather quietly. While Atticus works hard to keep this information about ’s Form NC 43 - Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317) up to date, certain details can change from time-to-time with little or no communication.

How to file Form NC 43

Step 1 - Download the correct Alberta form based on the name and ID if applicable

Double check that you have both the correct form name and the correct form ID. Some Alberta probate forms can look remarkably similar, so it’s best to double, even triple-check that you’re using the right one! Keep in mind that not all Provinces/Territories have a standardized Form ID system for their probate forms.

Step 2 - Complete the Document

Fill out all relevant fields in Form NC 43, take a break, and then review. Probate and estate settlement processes in AB are long enough to begin with, and making a silly error can push your timeline even farther back. No thank you!

Note: If you don’t currently know all of the answers and are accessing Form NC 43 online, be sure to avoid closing the browser tab and potentially losing all your progress (or use a platform like Atticus to help avoid making mistakes).

Step 3 - Have Form NC 43 witnessed or notarized (if required)

Some Provinces/Territories and situations require particular forms to be notarized. If you have been instructed to get the document notarized or see it in writing on the document, then make sure to hire a local notary. There are max notary fees in the United States that are defined and set by local law. Take a look at our full guide to notary fees to make sure you aren’t overpaying or getting ripped off.

Step 4 - Submit Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317) to the relevant office

This is most often the local probate court where the decedent (person who passed away) is domiciled (permanently resides) or the institution involved with this particular form (e.g. a bank). Some offices allow you to submit forms online, other’s don’t, and we while we generally recommend going in-person to expedite the process, sometimes that simply isn’t an option.

It’s also a generally good idea to establish a positive working relationship with any probate clerk (unfortunately there’s enough people & process out there making things more difficult and unnecessarily confusing for them), so a best practice is to simply ask the probate clerk proactively exactly how and where they’d prefer you to submit all forms.

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When Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317) is due

Different probate forms or processes can require different deadlines or response times for completing the appropriate form.

While some steps in the process are bound to specific deadlines (like petitioning for probate, having to submit an inventory of assets, or filing applicable notices to creditors and beneficiaries), many probate forms or processes are not tied to a specific deadline since the scope of work can vary based on situational factors or requirements involved.

Either way, there are a bunch of practical reasons why personal representatives should work to complete each step as thoroughly and quickly as possible when completing probate in Alberta.

5 reasons you should submit NC 43 as quickly as possible:

  1. The sooner you begin, the faster Alberta can allow heirs and beneficiaries to get their share of assets subject to probate. Acting promptly can also decrease the costs & overall mental fatigue through an otherwise burdensome process.

    Helpful Context: What’s the Difference Between Probate and Non-Probate Assets?

  2. In general, creditors of an estate usually have around 3-6 months from the time you file notice to creditors to file any claims for debt against the deceased’s assets. If they don’t, then that debt is forfeited (and more importantly, the executor won’t be held personally responsible). So doing this sooner means you have a better idea of who is owed what and ensures you won’t get a surprise collector months later.

  3. Not filing a will within 30 days (on average) could mean that the probate process proceeds according to intestate laws (laws that govern what happens to someone's stuff without a will) or is subject to unnecessary supervision by the probate court. And if you aren't directly related to the deceased (a.k.a. next of kin), this could also mean you lose your inheritance.

  4. It’s important to file any necessary state tax returns on behalf of the deceased or estate by the following tax season in Alberta. If you don’t, you could owe penalties and interest. This also includes any necessary federal tax returns such as Forms 1040, 1041, or even a Form 706 estate tax return.

  5. If a house in the Province/Territory of Alberta is left empty (or abandoned) for a while, insurance can get dicey. For example, if the house burns down and no one has been there for a year, an insurance company may get out of paying your claim.

If you’re not using Atticus to get specific forms, deadlines, and timelines for Alberta probate, then try and stay as organized as possible, pay close attention to the dates mentioned in any correspondence you have with the Province/Territory’s government officials, call the local Alberta probate clerk or court for exact answers regarding Form NC 43, and when in doubt— consult a qualified trust & estates lawyer for that area.

How to Download, Open, and Edit Form NC 43 Online

Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317) is one of the many probate court forms available for download through Atticus.

It may also be available through some Alberta probate court sites, such as . In order to access the latest version, be updated with any revisions, and get full instructions on how to complete each form, check out the Atticus Probate & Estate Settlement software or consider hiring a qualified legal expert locally within Alberta.

While Atticus automatically provides the latest forms, be sure to choose the correct version of Form NC 43 - Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317) f using any other site or resource in order to avoid having to re-complete the form process and/or make another trip to the Alberta probate court office.

Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317) is a .pdf, so opening it should be as simple as clicking “View Form” from within the Atticus app or by clicking the appropriate link found on any Alberta-provided government platform. Once you’ve opened the form, you should be able to directly edit the form before saving or printing.

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AB Form NC 43, which may also referred to as Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317), is a probate form in Alberta. It is used by executors, personal representatives, trustees, guardians & other related parties during the probate & estate settlement process.

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Did you know?

  • Form NC 43 - Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317) is a probate form in Alberta.

  • Alberta has multiple types of probate and the necessary forms depend on the unique aspects of each estate, such as type and value of assets, whether there was a valid will, who is serving as the personal representative or executor, and even whether or not they also live in Alberta.

  • During probate, all personal representatives and executives in are required to submit a detailed inventory of assets that must separate non-probate assets from probate assets.

  • Probate in Alberta, especially without guidance, can take years to finish and cost upwards of $14,000.

Frequently Asked Questions about Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317)

Probate is the government’s way of making sure that when a person dies, the right stuff goes to the right people (including the taxes the government wants).

All of that stuff is collectively known as someone’s “estate”, and it’s the job of the executor or personal representative to fill out all the forms and complete all the required steps to formally dissolve the estate. 

To get instant clarity on the entire probate process and get an idea of the steps, timeline, and best practices, read the Atticus Beginner’s Guide to Probate

The best place? Create an account in Atticus to start getting estate-specific advice. 

You may need a lawyer, you may not, and paying for one when you didn’t need it really hurts. Atticus makes sure you make  the best decisions (plus you can write it off as an executor expense).

We’ve also created a list of other probate services. Be sure to check it out!

An executor is named in someone’s will, and if the deceased didn’t have a will, then the spouse or other close family relative usually steps up to fulfill the role. If no one wants to do it, then a judge will appoint someone. 

The executor is responsible for the complete management of the probate process, including major responsibilities such as:

  • Creating an inventory of all probate assets.

  • Filling out all necessary forms

  • Paying off all estate debts and taxes

  • Submitting reports to the court and beneficiaries as requested

And much more. This process often stretches longer than a year. 

For an idea of what separates executors who succeed from those who make this way harder than it should be, visit our article, Executors of an Estate:
What they do & secrets to succeeding
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The Exact Text on Form NC 43

Here’s the text, verbatim, that is found on Alberta Form NC 43 - Application For A Grant Of Trusteeship Of The Estate Of A Minor Child (Cts12317). You can use this to get an idea of the context of the form and what type of information is needed.

NC 43 COURT FILE NUMBER COURTCourt of Queen’s Bench of Alberta (Surrogate Matter) JUDICIAL CENTRE PROCEDUREApplication for an Order Appointing a Trustee of a Minor’s Property NAME OF MINOR NAMES OF MINOR’S PARENTS/GUARDIANS BOND Obtained Request to dispense NAME(S) OF APPLICANT(S) NAME(S) OF PROPOSED TRUSTEE(S) ADDRESS FOR SERVICE AND CONTACT INFORMATION OF PARTY FILING THIS DOCUMENT Property for which order is requested 1.The applicant(s) is (are) applying for an order appointing the proposed trustee(s) as trustee(s) of: (choose one) the following particular property to which the minor is entitled or is likely to become entitled: (describe particular property) the minor’s property generally. Bond or other security 2.(Choose one) The proposed trustees have obtained a bond in the amount of $ as described in the affidavit(s) filed with the court. The applicant(s) are requesting the court to approve the following security: with a value of $ instead of a bond, as described in the affidavit(s) filed with the court. The applicant(s) are requesting the court to dispense with the requirement for a bond or other security on the basis that it would be in the minor’s best interest to do so, having regard to other safeguards that are or will be in place as described in the affidavit(s) filed with the court. CTS12317 Rev. 2020-08 - 2 - The applicant(s) are requesting an order that no bond or other security is required because the proposed trustee, or one or more of the proposed trustees, is a trust corporation as described in the affidavit(s) filed with the court. Specific authority or provisions requested 3.The applicant(s) request that the order give the proposed trustees the following specific authority or include the following specific provisions: (describe specific authority or provisions requested) *Note: Complete this section only if the applicant(s) are requesting that the order give the trustee(s) any specific authority or include any specific provisions. In considering whether to request specific authority or provisions, the applicants should consider section 10(6) and 10(7) of the Minors’ Property Act and sections 34, 35 and 37 of the Trustee Act relating to permitted expenditures from trust property. *Note respecting service: If the applicant(s) are requesting the court to dispense with service on a non-applicant parent or guardian, that request should be stated in this section. Applicable Surrogate Rules 4.Surrogate Rules(s) under which this application is being made: 4.1Rules 50-54. 4.2Any other Surrogate Rules(s) the applicant specifically relies on: (specify) Applicable Statutes 5.5.1Minors’ Property Act, sections 10 and 11. 5.2Any other statutory authority the applicant specifically relies on (tick applicable box(es)): Trustee Act, section 37; other (specify statute(s) and section number(s)): Signature of Applicant(s) Date NOTICE: This application may be dealt with only after the Public Trustee has filed a response to the application (see rule 51(4)(b)). CTS12317 Rev. 2020-08

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