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.
Though less common than before, secret trusts can still be upheld in the court of law.
No will? No worries. We’re here to help.
Carrying out your loved ones last wishes is a big responsibility.
B.C. law says you need two signatures from witnesses in the same room.
The law protects disinherited children from unfair treatment by a deceased parent.
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.
In B.C. there are laws to protect the rights of both the willmaker and their immediate family members from being disinherited.
Court hears about a deceased grandmother who used white out to remove a name from her will.
The laws are different because of the federal Indian Act.
Legal advice for divorced or blended families, same-sex partners, common law couples and others in non-traditional relationships.
Everything you need to know, from drafting your own will to executing someone else’s
It’s easy to download a will kit from the internet or buy one from a local retailer. But is DIY right for you?