WESA & Jurisdictional Challenges – Part 1
One of the issues that is arising frequently in Estate Litigation is questions regarding the appropriate jurisdiction for where a claim should be litigated. When a deceased person has assets in multiple provinces, the location of the litigation can be particularly significant given that the Wills Estates and Succession Act here in British Columbia provides wider discretion for wills variation …Read more →
BC Estate Litigation: Can Underage Minors Make A Will?
How Old do you Need to be to Make a Will? Can Minors Under 19 Make a Will in B.C.? Wills are very important legal documents and somewhat surprisingly, many British Columbians die without having a will. While a lawyer is not required for the will-making process, hiring a lawyer can provide testators with a piece of mind that they …Read more →
An Executor’s Role in Wills Variation Litigation
Explaining the Executor’s Role in Wills Variation Litigation The job of being executor is a crucial role when it comes to managing and distributing an estate and the executor’s role is even more significant if the estate they are managing is the subject of a wills variation action. In an action where someone is challenging the distribution of an …Read more →