Will Varied From Grandchildren to Children of Deceased

Will Varied From Grandchildren to Children of Deceased The BC Court of Appeal in Graham v Graham Estate 2010 BCCA 13, upheld the trial Judge where a will varied in favour of the children of the deceased. The testator left a $1 million dollar estate… Read more

Wills Variation Limited to $75,000 with Remaining $1 Million to Unemployable Sister

Wills Variation Limited to $75,000 Hutchinson v Weidman Estate2010 BCSC 1356 involves a Wills Variation claim of an alcoholic abusive father who left his$1.1 million dollar to S., one of his four middle aged children, on the basis of that child’s attention to him and… Read more

Wills Variation and Who is a Child

Who is a Child Under the Wills Variation act, now WESA? The recent Supreme Court of British Columbia decision in Peri vs. McCutcheon 2011 BCSC 273, March 7, 2004 clarifies that at least at the Supreme Court level, the wills variation act of British Columbia… Read more

Court Rewrites Will of a Man to Include Daughters

Court Rewrites Will Where there’s a will, there’s a way to have it overturned, as was the case when a court re wrote a mans will to include his disinherited daughters. The Globe and Mail reported: A B.C Supreme Court judge has ordered a man… Read more

Disinherited Daughters Share Equally With Brother

Wills Variation Action for Daughters Successful on Moral Grounds Skwarok v Werbenuk Estate 1678 2010 BCSC 1678, is a case where 4 disinherited daughters won an equal share of the estate with their brother who had been left everything. William Werbenuk died more than two years… Read more

Disinherited Daughter Fights Back -Marg’s Story

Disinherited Daughter Fights Back- Marg’s Story Like Cinderella, the little girl named Margaret worked to earn her room and board. She washed and swept and did what she was told. By the time she was five years old, her mother had already passed her from… Read more