Presumption of Destruction – Estate Litigation in B.C.
While it might be trite to say, wills are the central documents around which most estate litigation disputes arise. Estate litigation in British Columbia frequently involves questions regarding the validity of wills, changes to wills, the creation of wills and variation of wills. However, another related issue arises when the original will cannot be found and when a litigant claims …Read more →
Wipe Away Will Mistakes – Part 2: Crossing Out Names
Working with WESA to Wipe Away Will Mistakes – Part 2 Crossing Out a Name in Your Will In the previous post, we discussed how lawyers can use the new tools that are found in the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (“WESA”) to try to remedy common mistakes found in wills. Prior to WESA, it was much more likely that a defect …Read more →