Monthly Archives: October 2012

How to Safeguard the Assets of an Estate

Many people are familiar with the concept of being named the Executor of an Estate, but few are aware of the various statutory and common law obligations that come along with being named an Executor. One of the fundamental obligations …

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Executor’s Duty of Neutrality

The executor’s duty to beneficiaries of a will, both specified and potential, is to be neutral.  This was confirmed in the recent case of Ketcham v. Walton, 2012 BCSC 175. 

In Ketcham, the testator had disinherited his children, …

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