What Makes A Will Valid In Vancouver
Estate litigation lawyers know that one of the major reasons so many families end up tangled in Estate disputes is because there is a lack of clarity as to what the requirements are for a valid will. The Wills Estates and Succession Act (“WESA”) specifically sets out the requirements to make a valid will under British Columbia law. Section 37 …Read more →
When to Revise a Will?
Wills & Estate litigation lawyers are quick to emphasize the importance of having a will. However, one thing that is often not considered is when is it appropriate to revise a will. We recommend that our clients review their wills every 3-5 years to ensure that estate planning goals remain the same. Other important times to revise a will include: …Read more →
Estate Litigation Disputes – Testamentary Intent & Trial
One of the central issues in many estate litigation disputes centers around a specific question: what was the testator’s intent? Section 58 of the Wills Estates and Succession Act provides potential with a useful tool to cure defects in a will and to ensure that the testator’s last wishes get fulfilled even if they are some issues with respect to …Read more →