April 7 to 13, 2019 is “Make a Will Week” in British Columbia, which encourages the public to make a will or bring an existing will up-to-date.
But really, why bother?
- Your estate probably does not fall the way you
With experts forecasting a cooling real estate market for the beginning of 2019, some executors may be tempted to hang on to real property that falls within an estate and wait until more favourable market conditions before listing the property …Keep reading
As Christmas draws near, our thoughts often turn to charitable giving, not unlike the enlightenment of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Perhaps your mind also wanders to the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, and you …Keep reading
On September 28, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal in McDonald v McDonald, 2017 BCCA 255, in which the B.C. Court of Appeal held that the unpaid labour of children in a family setting does not …Keep reading
In the fairly recent appellate court decision, Society of Notaries Public of British Columbia v. Law Society of British Columbia, 2017 BCCA 448, BC’s highest court was faced with the question: What are notaries allowed to draft when it …Keep reading