Saskatchewan Probate Form 16-14

Statement Of Property

Everything you need to know about Saskatchewan Form 16-14, including helpful tips, fast facts & deadlines, how to fill it out, where to submit it and other related SK probate forms.

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About Statement Of Property

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.

Statement Of Property is a commonly used form within Saskatchewan. 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:

Atticus Fast Facts About Statement Of Property

Sometimes it’s tough to find a quick summary— here’s the important details you should know about Statement Of Property:

  • This form pertains to the State of Saskatchewan

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 Saskatchewan’s Form 16-14 - Statement Of Property up to date, certain details can change from time-to-time with little or no communication.

How to file Form 16-14

Step 1 - Download the correct Saskatchewan 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 Saskatchewan 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 States have a standardized Form ID system for their probate forms.

Step 2 - Complete the Document

Fill out all relevant fields in Form 16-14, take a break, and then review. Probate and estate settlement processes in SK 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 16-14 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 16-14 witnessed or notarized (if required)

Some States 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 Statement Of Property 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 Statement Of Property 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 Saskatchewan.

5 reasons you should submit 16-14 as quickly as possible:

  1. The sooner you begin, the faster Saskatchewan 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 Saskatchewan. 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 State of Saskatchewan 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 Saskatchewan probate, then try and stay as organized as possible, pay close attention to the dates mentioned in any correspondence you have with the State’s government officials, call the local Saskatchewan probate clerk or court for exact answers regarding Form 16-14, and when in doubt— consult a qualified trust & estates lawyer for that area.

How to Download, Open, and Edit Form 16-14 Online

Statement Of Property is one of the many probate court forms available for download through Atticus.

It may also be available through some Saskatchewan 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 Saskatchewan.

While Atticus automatically provides the latest forms, be sure to choose the correct version of Form 16-14 - Statement Of Property 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 Saskatchewan probate court office.

Statement Of Property 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 Saskatchewan-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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Did you know?

  • Form 16-14 - Statement Of Property is a probate form in Saskatchewan.

  • Saskatchewan 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 Saskatchewan.

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

Frequently Asked Questions about Statement Of Property

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

The Exact Text on Form 16-14

Here’s the text, verbatim, that is found on Saskatchewan Form 16-14 - Statement Of Property. You can use this to get an idea of the context of the form and what type of information is needed.

Form 16-14 (Subrule 16-14(1)) ________________________________________________COURT FILE NUMBER COURT OF QUEEN’S BENCH FOR SASKATCHEWAN ________________________________________________ JUDICIAL CENTRE ____________________________________IN THE ESTATE OFDECEASED STATEMENT OF PROPERTY (If the application is for an initial grant of probate or administration in Saskatchewan [see subrule 16-14(1)], this statement should show all the real and personal property of the deceased at the time of death at its value at the time of death.) (If the application is for a second grant in Saskatchewan [see subrule 16-14(3)], this statement is limited to the property unadministered or to be administered in Saskatchewan at its value at the time of the application for grant.) (If the application is for a resealing in Saskatchewan [see rule 16-34], this statement should show all of the property owned in Saskatchewan by the deceased at the time of death at its value at the time of the application for resealing.) PART I SCHEDULE OF ASSETS AReal Estate Legal description: Value at date of death:$__________ Less amount owed on loan, mortgage or agreement for sale (in excess of any amount of insurance payable to discharge the loan, mortgage or agreement):$__________ Deceased's Equity:$__________ B Mortgages (Payable to deceased) Dated: _________________________________ Parties: ________________________________ Terms: _________________________________ Balance owing at date of death:$__________ Agreements for Sale (Payable to deceased) C Description: ____________________________ Dated: _________________________________ Parties: ________________________________ Terms: _________________________________ Balance owing at date of death:$__________ D Stocks and Shares Company: ______________________________ Certificate No.: _________________________ Number of shares: ______________________ Value at date of death:$__________ E Bonds and Debentures Number: _______________________________ Coupons due or accrued interest:$__________ Face value:$__________ Total value:$__________ F Bank Accounts, Cash on Hand _______________________________1 Bank: Branch: ________________________________ Savings Account No.: _____________________ Accrued Interest: $__________ Principal: $__________$__________ Chequing Account No.:_____________________$__________ 2 Cash on Hand:$__________ 3 Uncashed Cheques Payable to the Estate (with particulars):$__________$__________ GLife insurance Payable to the Estate Company: _______________________________ Policy Number: __________________________ Value at date of death:$__________ HAnnuities, Pensions, Superannuation, RRSPs, Payable to the Estate Description: _______________________________ Value at date of death:$__________ I Miscellaneous Personal Property: Description: _______________________________ Value at date of death:$__________ TOTAL VALUE OF ESTATE:$__________ PART II A Property Held Jointly (with right of survivorship) 1 Real estate Legal description: _____________________ Registered owners: ____________________ Value at date of death:$__________ 2 Bank accounts Description: __________________________ Joint owners: __________________________ Value at date of death:$__________$__________ B Insurance (Payable to a named beneficiary) Company: _______________________________ Policy Number: ___________________________ Designated Beneficiary: ____________________ Value at date of death:$__________ C Pensions and Annuities (Payable to a named beneficiary) Description: _______________________________ Designated Beneficiary: ____________________ Value at date of death:$__________ DReal Property Outside Saskatchewan Legal description:__________________________ Location: ________________________________ Value at date of death:$__________ E Personal Property Outside Saskatchewan (Where deceased died domiciled outside Saskatchewan) Description: _______________________________ Value at date of death:$__________ NOTICE There is a rebuttable presumption that property held by a deceased with an adult child in joint names with right of survivorship is held in a resulting trust for the benefit of the beneficiaries of the deceased’s estate. (See Pecore v. Pecore, 2007 SCC 17, [2007] 1 SCR 795.) Amended. Gaz. 3 Mar. 2017.

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