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February 4, 2021

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.

January 6, 2021

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.

September 11, 2020

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.

May 7, 2020

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.

March 25, 2020

Uncomfortable legal situations with siblings can be avoided.

February 19, 2020

How to appoint a power of attorney while you’re in good health, and what happens when it’s too late.

February 6, 2020

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.

January 20, 2020

Unusual in vitro fertilization case highlights the importance of having a clear will.