WILLS NO LONGER NEED TO BE SIGNED OR WITNESSED TO BE VALID IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

Under the Wills Act, a Will was only valid if it was in writing; at its end is signed by the will-maker or by some

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What Happens When You Want to Appeal an Order Made Against You in Family Court

To appeal an order made against you in family court, you will need to convince the court to stay the order so as to ensure

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Is your ex-spouse asking for child support for a kid that’s not yours? You’re not sure if you’re supposed to?

Whether you are just starting a relationship with someone who already has a child or are ending a relationship with someone who has a child,

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MY EX DIED DO I STILL HAVE TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT?

Sometimes, the areas of Family Law and Estate Law intersect and one relatively recent Supreme Court of British Columbia answers the question of what happens

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Does an Adopted Child have Rights to their Birth Parent’s Estate?

According to section 60 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA), if a Will-maker dies leaving a Will that does not make adequate provision

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What if I Don’t Get Along with My Co-Executor?

As an experienced lawyer who has drafted countless Wills in my career, it is not uncommon for my clients to name their children as joint

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