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


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.