When does a Will Need to be Probated?
Probating is a process that verifies a will as valid under BC law. Knowing when a will needs to be probated is crucial for ensuring that the testator’s estate is...Read More
Wills vs. Trusts – What are Their Differences?
Estate planning can be a difficult, stressful, and emotional process, especially if you have a large family, a complex estate, or do not fully understand the tools that are available...Read More
Top 3 Reasons to Make a Will
It is Make a Will Week in B.C., which serves as a timely reminder to review your Will or, if you are amongst the 60% of British Columbians who does...Read More
What Should be Included in Your Will?
If you need to create your first will or are looking to update your existing will, it is crucial to understand what should be included within the contents of the...Read More
Representation Agreements vs. Power of Attorney
When it comes to estate planning and wills, two documents that should always be included in your planning package are a power of attorney and a representation agreement. While your...Read More
The Corporate Will
What is it? The first thing that should be understood is that the term “Corporate Will” is probably misleading. Many people assume it is some sort of Will for their...Read More
The Importance of Beneficiary Designations
Estate planning is a difficult and complex process with many moving parts and considerations to keep in mind. If you are looking to create a will or update your existing...Read More
What Are Advance Healthcare Directives?
Advance healthcare directives are legal documents that outline your wishes for medical or personal care if you become ill, injured, or cannot effectively express your wishes. While these documents are...Read More
When to Update Your Will
If you have a will, you likely understand how important it is to plan for the future and be prepared for the unexpected. Should an unforeseen event occur, it is...Read More
Grounds for Contesting a Will
The loss of a family member can be a stressful and a difficult time for anyone, especially if multiple parties have grievance with the will of the deceased. Understanding the...Read More