Wills Variation Claims: Evaluating the Claims of Adult Independent Children
A significant portion of Estate Litigation in British Columbia involves cases where adult children have been disinherited from a parent’s will. Section 60 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act permits adult independent children to ask the Court to vary the Will of their parent if the will maker did not make adequate provision for the child. The legislation uses …Read more →
Explaining Probate – Executors and The Will
The Probate process can be very intimidating for anyone without legal training, especially in the time immediately following the passing of a loved one. When a deceased person dies testate, meaning that they died with a valid will, the will normally names an Executor who will be responsible for the undertaking the probate process. At the Kushner Law Group we …Read more →
What is the Residue of an Estate?
What is the Residue of an Estate? When it comes to discussions, Wills and Estates, some of the terminology can be quite confusing for laypersons. One of the more significant terms that can arise in the course of Estate litigation is the question of what is the residue and who are the residual beneficiaries? The residue of an Estate is …Read more →