Properly Drafting A Will

Planning for the distribution of your assets after you pass away is a critical part of estate planning. A properly drafted will can ensure that your wishes are carried out, and your loved ones are provided for. However, wills and estates law in British Columbia (BC) is a complex area of law. It is essential [...]

By |2023-04-01T14:55:44+00:00March 1st, 2023|Wills and Estate Law|0 Comments

Solicitor Responsibilities – Wills and Estates

Written by Jasmin Kang Lawyers who practise in wills and estates continue to be exposed to liability for professional negligence long after they stop drawing wills or retire from practice altogether. Under the current Limitation Act, the basic limitation period for a disappointed beneficiary to bring a claim begins two years from the date that [...]

By |2022-02-12T23:51:44+00:00February 12th, 2022|Wills and Estate Law|0 Comments

Unequal Treatment Based on Gender – Wills Variation in BC

A fairly recent case, where cultural traditions and concomitant familial roles were material considerations is that of Grewal v. Litt, 2019 BCSC 1154. Specifically, the Supreme Court of British Columbia outlined the factors that a trier of fact will consider when deciding whether to vary a will that makes unequal distribution of the estate amongst [...]

By |2021-12-13T22:17:38+00:00December 10th, 2021|Wills and Estate Law|0 Comments
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