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Simplify the Estate Administration Process: How Estate Documentation Service Can Help

Estate Administration Process

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is undoubtedly one of the most challenging experiences anyone can face. On top of grieving, there is the added burden of estate administration, which involves managing assets, debts, and distributing property according to the deceased’s wishes. This process can be incredibly overwhelming and time-consuming, especially for those who are not familiar with the intricacies of estate laws and requirements. That’s where the Estate Documentation Service comes to the rescue, guiding you through the estate administration process and ensuring all necessary forms and documents are handled accurately and efficiently.

The Estate Documentation Service is an invaluable after-care estate documentation solution designed to relieve the stress of dealing with paperwork and maximize available government and corporate benefits. Our team of professionals at Getting Your Affairs In Order is equipped to help you during this difficult time, ensuring accurate and timely processing of necessary forms and documentation. With our expertise, you can focus on healing and recovering as we take on the responsibility of making the essential arrangements needed to protect your family.

The service begins with a consultation with a Peacehold representative who gathers all necessary information from you within a concise 30-minute meeting. From there, the representative will complete the paperwork and promptly mail you the documents, marked clearly for signature and accompanied by pre-addressed, postage-paid envelopes for easy return. Should you have any follow-up questions or require further assistance, our team remains at your service for a full year after receiving your package, with no additional charge.

In this blog, we will delve deeper into the importance of estate documentation, how it impacts your family, and the benefits of entrusting this process to the Estate Documentation Service. With our help, you can rest easy knowing that your loved ones are protected and that the complexities of estate administration are being addressed by experts, allowing you to focus on healing and taking care of what truly matters.

Understanding the Estate Administration Process

Estate administration involves a series of procedures that must be carried out in the aftermath of a person’s death. This process can be multifaceted and may encompass varying aspects, including:

1. Identifying and inventorying assets: This step involves gathering information about the deceased’s bank accounts, investments, real estate holdings, personal property, and debts.

2. Assessing the value of assets: Accurate valuation of the estate’s assets is crucial for calculating potential taxes and distributing wealth among beneficiaries.

3. Settling debts and paying final expenses: The estate’s executor or administrator is responsible for settling any outstanding debts, including funeral expenses, taxes, and other obligations.

4. Distributing the remaining assets: Once debts and expenses are settled, the estate’s remaining assets are distributed to beneficiaries according to the deceased’s will or according to provincial intestacy laws if a valid will does not exist.

Dealing with the various tasks involved in estate administration can be a daunting challenge, particularly during a time of grief and emotional distress. That’s where the Estate Documentation Service can offer much-needed relief and professional assistance.

Efficient and Accurate Handling of Estate Documentation

Navigating the intricacies of paperwork associated with estate administration can be overwhelming, especially when you’re unfamiliar with the process or unsure of the legal requirements. The Estate Documentation Service streamlines this process, ensuring a smooth and efficient progression through the following features:

1. One-on-One Consultations: The Peacehold representative works closely with you through a 30-minute meeting to gather all necessary information and understand your unique circumstances.

2. Expert Paperwork Preparation: Our skilled and knowledgeable team prepares all required documents on your behalf, sparing you the frustration of navigating complex forms and applications.

3. Ease of Submission: We provide pre-addressed, postage-paid envelopes to facilitate the signing and mailing of completed documents. This efficient process accelerates the estate administration timeline while minimizing stress for you.

Maximizing Government and Corporate Benefits

The Estate Documentation Service goes above and beyond simply assisting with form completion and submission. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that you and your family receive the maximum benefits entitled to you from government and corporate sources, which may include:

1. Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Death Benefit: Upon the death of an eligible contributor, a one-time payment may be available to their estate or the person responsible for the funeral expenses.

2. CPP Survivor’s Pension: This monthly pension is available to the deceased’s surviving spouse or common-law partner, providing ongoing financial support to help ease the burden of loss.

3. Old Age Security (OAS) Allowance for the Survivor: This benefit is available for low-income individuals aged 60 to 64 years who have experienced the loss of their spouse or common-law partner.

4. Corporate Life Insurance Plans: Some individuals have life insurance policies through their employers, which may provide additional financial benefits for their beneficiaries upon their death.

By conducting a thorough evaluation of all available benefits and coordinating the appropriate documentation, the Estate Documentation Service maximizes your access to these critical sources of financial support during a difficult time.

A Year of Ongoing Support

Recognizing that estate administration can be a lengthy and complex process, the Estate Documentation Service provides ongoing support for a full year following the receipt of your document package, ensuring that your needs and questions are taken care of every step of the way. With no additional charge, you can rely on our team’s expertise to ensure a smooth and efficient administration process.


The loss of a loved one is a difficult and emotionally challenging time for everyone involved. By entrusting the Estate Documentation Service to handle the complexities of estate administration, you can focus on healing and caring for your family, knowing that your loved one’s estate is being managed efficiently and accurately. With professionals from Getting Your Affairs In Order by your side, you’ll obtain the peace of mind that comes from knowing you’re maximizing available benefits and protecting your family’s best interests. Let us navigate the complexities of estate administration, giving you the time and space you need to heal, recover, and move forward as a family.

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