Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Barrie Courthouse - Office 301

Service: Estates Administration

Record #: BAR0685
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 24 May 2023

Contacts

Office Phone 705-739-6144
Website www.ontario.ca/page/ministry-attorney-general

Addresses

Site Location Courthouse 3rd Floor. Driveway for parking lot is off of Mulcaster St between Worsley St and McDonald St. Large flat parking lot is free. Smaller lots are paid parking.
Address & Map
75 Mulcaster St, Office 301
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 3P2
Intersection Mulcaster St and McDonald St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Description

Description (Service)

Formerly the Surrogate Court

  • Probates Wills of persons who die either testate (with a will) or intestate (without a will)
  • Deals with contested claims against estates and disputed Wills trials
  • Local probated Wills less than 20 years old are kept at this court, Wills older than 20 years are kept in storage for 40 years and can be obtained through this office
    • Requests for copies of local probated Wills must be sent in writing to above address
    • Send $10 to cover copying and mailing (photocopies $2 per page)
    • Ontario Archives keep copies of probated Wills that are 60 years or older, call 416-965-4030

Service Details

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Hours
  • Counter Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-11 am and 2 pm-4 pm
  • Telephone Inquiries: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application

Drop in, call or visit website

Languages English; French
Fees Service - $10 to cover copying and mailing of wills

Subjects

Service Categories Court Filing Offices ; Provincial/Territorial Superior Courts