Wills and Estates – Aboriginal rights in Wills and Estates
Topics covered in this section of the Centre of Excellence for Matrimonial Real Property website include:
- First Nations Matrimonial Real Property Laws
The News and Legal Article Archive section of the Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation web site has articles on Aboriginal law, criminal law, family law, residential schools, and wills and estates.
This article explains that the Indian Act and Indian Estates Regulations normally govern the estate of a reserve resident who has died. Sometimes, however, the estate may come under the jurisdiction of the courts.