Vancouver Estate Litigation

With over 45 years of experience, Trevor Todd is one of the most esteemed estate litigation lawyers in British Columbia.

As estate litigators, we meet people who have been disinherited by their loved ones every day. Often, it isn’t about the money. Disinheritance cases can be fueled by family misunderstandings and heartfelt emotion that leads to a contested will.

If you’ve been disinherited, there’s still hope. Not all wills may be valid, or if it is valid, it may be varied. Wills sometimes reflect old misunderstandings, abusive attitudes, or improper influence. Where there is due course, wills and transfers can be successfully challenged in court.

Do you need advice on a contested will?

With a keen sense of curiosity and creativity, Trevor has become one of the most successful estate lawyers in the business. He gives his initial advice for free. If you’re been disinherited or are considering contesting a will, contact Trevor today at his Vancouver office.

Recent Posts

Joint Tenancy Severed Due to Acrimonious Conduct

In Preskar estate v Wagner a BC court found that a joint tenancy with a right of survivorship had been severed so as to become a tenancy in common by
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S. 58 WESA Criteria For “Curing” A Defective Will

Re Clarke Estate 2023 BCSC 103 is the latest in many S. 58 WESA applications where the court has “cured” a defective will once satisfied that the document is authentic
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Joint Tenancy vs. Tenancy In Common Explained

Joint tenancy and tenancy in common are the two most common forms of concurrent property ownership in Canada. In a joint tenancy, the “four unities” of title, interest, time and
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Family Verbal Agreement re Property Upheld

In Sojka v Sojka 2023 BCSC 52 the court upheld a verbal agreement made amongst family members as to the beneficial ownership of a parcel of property. In Suenv Suen
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