“The law of succession is among the most archaic areas of private law, and British Columbia legislation dealing with various aspects of succession is highly fragmented, spread throughout a forest of statutes.”
Wills, Estates and Succession,
A Modern Legal Framework,
B.C. Law Institute, 2006
Those words were written nearly a decade ago and described, in brief, the ...
Despite the advice of professionals to the contrary, families often fail to discuss estate matters with each other. Parents may not even say they have a will, let alone discuss its contents or location. This may leave the surviving family trying to figure out the affairs of their deceased parent without knowing where to start. The most important information is probably in the ...
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