Common Errors When Completing the Affidavit of Execution of Will or Codicil


Summary

This practice note sets out common errors to be aware of when completing the affidavit of execution of a will or codicil in Ontario, which can increase the processing time for the certificate of appointment of estate trustee with a will. Such errors include where the affidavit is not obtained until after the testator’s death, and where the original will or codicil is not marked as an exhibit to the affidavit — Ian Hull, Hull & Hull LLP.