Your guided executor checklist

Artie, the executor helperTM

Being the executor of a Will can be difficult. A free ArtieTM account can help with a customized executor checklist, pre-filled letters and a personalized dashboard to save your progress.

It can take around 18 months, with as many as 70 different tasks, to settle even a simple estate. As an executor, you’ll have to probate the Will (if necessary), protect and distribute assets, pay outstanding debts and taxes, and prepare a final accounting for the beneficiaries of the estate.

The team at RBC Royal Trust created tools to help you understand the complexity of the estate you’re settling and guide you through the tasks involved.

Use our estate complexity calculator

Answer a few questions about the estate you’re settling to determine how challenging and time-consuming the process may be.

This can also help you decide if using professional executor services is a viable option.

Have Artie guide you, step by step

Create your free Artie account to better understand your role as an executor, what tasks you need to do and how to complete them.

Your customized guided checklist includes:

  • Access to your personalized dashboard, which tracks your progress
  • Pre-filled estate-settlement letters
  • Printable status reports and more

By continuing to use these tools, you agree to our legal terms of use legal disclaimer , and our privacy and security policy .

Let us guide you

Contact one of our skilled RBC Royal Trust professionals to find out more about the right services for you.

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