Table of Contents

Executive Summary
I. Introduction
II. About Probate
III. What is a Small Estate?
IV. Small Estates and the Current Probate System
V. The Option of Administering Small Estates Without Probate
VI. Balancing Accessibility and Legal Protection in a Small Estates Procedure
VII. Improving Probate for Small Estates
VIII. List of Recommendations
Appendix A: Organizations and Individuals Contributing to the Project


Report Documents

About the LCO’s Project on Simplified Procedures for Small Estates
Quick Facts About Simplified Procedures for Small Estates
Press Release