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How much probate fees do you have to pay?

Generally, probate fees in British Columbia are assessed on the value of all of the deceased’s property situated in British Columbia that passes to the personal representative of the deceased.  In addition, if the deceased was ordinarily resident in British Columbia immediately before the date of death, then the intangible personal property of the deceased,… View this post »

Unsavoury Death Benefits

One of the general foundational principles of our justice system, is that a perpetrator ought not benefit from his or her crime.  So, for example, someone who murders their spouse will not receive a payout if named as a beneficiary under the  victim’s life insurance policy. Those who have read Lauren Liang’s earlier blog on assisted suicide… View this post »