Sabey v. Beardsley, a recent decision from the BC Supreme Court, involved a dispute as to the rightful owner of a farm property located in Langley. The dispute arose because the Will of the deceased (Kim von Hopffgarten) provided that the property would go to one person (Burgi Rommel) but the farm had been promised… View this post »
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The Wills, Estates and Succession Act (“WESA”) comes into force on March 31, 2014. At the same time, the Supreme Court Civil Rules (the “Rules”) related to probate and estate administration are being amended to “reflect the changes brought about by the enactment of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act and to generally modernize the… View this post »
Today the government announced that the new probate rules and the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) will come into force on March 31, 2014. The government has yet to release its regulation detailing with how these provisions will come into force.