What happens to an Estate in BC if there is no Will?
What happens to an Estate if there is no Will or How does Probate work if there is no Will? If a person dies without a will, they are said to have died Intestate. A will is important because it directs how an estate should be administered and divided amongst loved ones. It also appoints…Read More
Preparing for Incapacity and more …
No one likes to talk about it but we all get older and must deal with the inevitable. And, with the current crisis, incapacity is an issue that must be addressed. There are various tools to deal with physical or mental incapacity. Representation Agreements Representation Agreements are agreements that determine how you are to be…Read More
Remote Witnessing of Wills is Here to Stay
What is Remote Witnessing? Since the Covid Shutdown, lawyers have been permitted to witness wills remotely. We have been permitted to do so since March 19, 2020 pursuant to Ministerial Order 161. Remember, you need two witnesses when signing your will. This means that while your lawyer, your witness and you are communicating through Skype,…Read More