Wills & Estates

UNSM Capacity Development services hosts Wills & Estates Management information sessions. These sessions are facilitated by a Mi’kmaw lawyer and delivered in community in both English and Mi’kmaq. 

Interested community members who attend community information sessions are provided the opportunity to complete their wills at a later date.

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Information Sessions:

Past Community Information Sessions

  • Wagmatcook – December 8, 2017; October 12, 2018
  • We’koqma’q – December 14, 2017; November 9, 2018
  • Potlotek – February 8, 2018 
  • Eskasoni – May 9, 2018
  • Membertou – May 23, 2018
  • Acadia (Hammonds Plains) – February 2, 2019
  • Acadia (Gold River/Medway) – May 22, 2019
  • Acadia (Yarmouth) – July 8, 2019

Stay tuned for more community information sessions!

Legal Education Sessions for Lawyers:

UNSM Capacity Development services hosts Legal Education sessions for lawyers on the specifics of completing a will and settling an estate for First Nation community members. 


Past Legal Information Session:

  • October 5, 2018, Membertou First Nation


Upcoming Legal Information Session:

  • October 11, 2019, Dartmouth, NS

Contact us: 

Kirstin Ward

Capacity Development Coordinator

(902) 539-4107

kward@unsm.org

(902) 564-2137

201 Churchill Drive – Suite 304, Membertou, NS B1S 0H1