If you’ve been left out of a will, here’s what you need to know as a spouse.
While the global pandemic has been incredibly disruptive, the Court is embracing these changes and the legal community is using the tools available to move matters through the court system despite challenges.
Interesting reasons for judgment were recently released in the case. In this wills and estates case, a brother and sister entered into a contentious dispute surrounding the estate of their mother.
Under the Wills, Estates and Successions Act (“WESA”) of British Columbia, the court can vary a will if it finds that the will does not provide adequate.
The petition was originally brought seeking appointment of a committee for the person and estate of Ms. Swereda. It was opposed by the Public Guardian and Trustee.
Uncomfortable legal situations with siblings can be avoided.
How to appoint a power of attorney while you’re in good health, and what happens when it’s too late.
A Vancouver man died with $272,000 in the bank and no will. Legally, it should have gone to his next-of-kin but a note left behind changed everything.
Unusual in vitro fertilization case highlights the importance of having a clear will.