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Read more on Leaving Your Estate to a Pet

Leaving Your Estate to a Pet

TagsArticles, Estate Litigation, Wills & Estate Planning

An Estate plan will usually involve leaving your assets to family members, friends, and/or charities. However, what about those furry members of your family? Although not common, an increasing number of Canadians are writing provisions for their pets in their Wills, to ensure that their “fur-babies” are well taken care of after they pass. A…

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Read more on Protecting the Vulnerable: Committeeship in BC

Protecting the Vulnerable: Committeeship in BC

TagsArticles, Estate Litigation, Real Estate and Transactions, Wills & Estate Planning

What is a Committee? A Committee (pronounced Caw-mi-tee) is a person, trust company, or the Public Guardian and Trustee (“PGT”) who is appointed by the Supreme Court of BC to act as a Guardian and to make decisions for an adult who cannot manage themselves or their finances. You or a family member may need…

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Read more on Should you use Joint Ownership to Avoid Probate Fees?

Should you use Joint Ownership to Avoid Probate Fees?

TagsArticles, Estate Litigation

The probate process is a court application seeking an order from the Supreme Court of B.C. which confirms the legality of your Will, recognizes the executor in your Will as the person legally responsible to administer your estate, and requires the executor to administer and distribute your estate according to your Will.  The court proceeding…

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