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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.

August 20, 2020

Though less common than before, secret trusts can still be upheld in the court of law.

June 23, 2020

No will? No worries. We’re here to help.

April 14, 2020

Carrying out your loved ones last wishes is a big responsibility.

March 27, 2020

B.C. law says you need two signatures from witnesses in the same room.

March 9, 2020

The law protects disinherited children from unfair treatment by a deceased parent.

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.

December 5, 2019

In B.C. there are laws to protect the rights of both the willmaker and their immediate family members from being disinherited.

November 26, 2019

Court hears about a deceased grandmother who used white out to remove a name from her will.

October 23, 2019

The wills and estates of Indigenous people who are ordinarily resident on a reserve or on Crown Land are not governed by the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA).

August 9, 2019

Legal advice for divorced or blended families, same-sex partners, common law couples and others in non-traditional relationships.

July 8, 2019

Everything you need to know, from drafting your own will to executing someone else’s

April 11, 2019

It’s easy to download a will kit from the internet or buy one from a local retailer. But is DIY right for you?