If you do not have access to a computer, you may purchase court forms at any Manitoba Court Centre.
You can find information on the Laws of Manitoba at http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/statpub/index.html
Once you are at this Internet site, click on " Enter Manitoba Laws" to find specific information.
Yes, you can access the Court Registry System online at http://www.jus.gov.mb.ca/registry
The Law Fees and Probate Charge Regulation regulate all court fees. You can find these fees .
Fees can be paid by cash, cheque or money order. Security for costs must be paid by certified cheque or money order.
The Court of Queen's Bench, Probate Division, in Winnipeg, acts as the central registry for all probate matters in the Province. You must attend or write to the Court of Queen's Bench, Probate Division, in Winnipeg, to request information. Court staff can photocopy documents from the file for a minimum charge of $2.50. ($1.00 for the 1st page and then .50 cents for each additional page) plus applicable search fees. You may wish to contact The Court of Queen's Bench, Probate Division, in Winnipeg at 945-0344 to obtain an estimate of the fees that you will be required to remit along with your written request.
Yes, court staff can complete a search in the deceased's name.
You are only required to probate a Will if there are assets in the deceased's name alone.
The fees are: