Many people find great comfort in knowing that their will clearly designates who will take possession of their treasured belongings and other assets after their deaths.
Last year, some changes were made to British Columbia's estate laws. In an effort to modernize the laws and simplify the probate process for the public, the Wills, Estates and Succession Act took effect on March 31, 2014.
Last year, some changes were made to the Wills, Estates and Succession Act that affects residents of British Columbia. The changes are intended to modernize estate laws and make the probate process easier.
When spouses, parents or others die, their heirs may have concerns about any responsibility they may have to pay the debts the deceased accrued over a lifetime.
It can be confusing to interpret the rules regarding the disposition of your property in Canada after your death. Below are some basic facts of which all British Columbia residents should be aware.
In March of 2014, British Columbia enacted the Wills, Estates and Succession Act, which modernized estate law and made the probate process easier.
It is never an easy decision to make to seek an adult guardianship of a family member who, due to age and infirmity, has lost the capacity to take responsibility for his or her own affairs.