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My husband died 7 months ago and I'm still waiting for my

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My husband died 7 months ago and I'm still waiting for my lawyer to get me a Grant of Probate. Could I do that myself?
JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?
Customer: In British Columbia , Canada
JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?
Customer: My husband's will, a list of all the assets
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Is this a normal length of time for a straightforward Will?
Submitted: 25 days ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 25 days ago.

Hello! My name is***** you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

Expert:  Legal Ease replied 25 days ago.

I am sorry for your loss.

What exactly has your lawyer done so far?

Customer: replied 25 days ago.
Gathered a lot of misinformation
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 25 days ago.

Did he not apply for probate yet?

Expert:  Legal Ease replied 23 days ago.

Did you get a chance to read my questions to you? I cannot answer you in a meaningful way until I gather the appropriate information. There is no charge for us going up and back of course.

Thanks!

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