Vancouver Sun Quotes Disinherited.com Widely On WESA Laws

New WESA laws take effect on April 1,2014. The Wills, Estates and Succession Act passed by the B.C. legislature on Sept. 24, 2009, finally comes into force in the new year and it’s a sweeping change. After March 31, the new law brings together and… Read more

WESA Section 58

The wills, estates, succession act WESA is scheduled to come into effect on March 13, 2014. This is the third blog by disinherited.com on some of the more significant changes that will be made in the new legislation. WESA Section 58 introduces a radically significant… Read more

Lost Wills

Lost Wills An update to this article is that since the introduction of WESA on April 1, 2014, I anticipate that the courts will be more willing to allow copies of wills as proof of the testator’s intention to more easily admissible into probate. Many… Read more

Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) To Come Into Force In Spring 2014.

The long awaited Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) legislation is expected to come into effect within the next 5-6 months with an amalgamation of the Estate Administration Act, The Wills Act, The Wills Variation act rolled into one new overhauled statute. Initially the legislation… Read more

Estate Funds Not to Be Used To Defend Wills Variation Claim ( S. 60 WESA)

Defendants may not use estate funds to defend their personal interests in wills variation cases ( now section 60 WESA) As plaintiff’s counsel, Steernberg v. Steernberg Estate (2007), 33 E.T.R. (3d) 78, 74 B.C.L.R. (4th) 126, 40 R.F.L. (6th) 106, 2007 BCSC 953, 2007 CarswellBC… Read more