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How Are BC Wills Dispute Costs Paid?

How Are BC Wills Dispute Costs Paid? In the past, the legal fees and costs of all parties involved in a BC will and BC estate dispute were ordered to be paid out of the estate. But more recently modern cost awards now follow the event in estate matters. However, Courts retain the discretion to […]

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Vancouver Estate Conflict of Interest

Vancouver Estate Conflict of Interest Lawyers deal with cases where the executor of a Will is claimed to be biased or have a conflict of interest. MacLean Law’s estate litigation lawyers often deal with disputes in which children who have been left out of a parent’s apply to change or “vary” the will in order […]

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BC Family Law Estate Dispute

BC Family Law Estate Dispute Lawyers handle disputes related to family law and estate litigation claims. Family law actions can continue after separation both for support and property division under certain circumstances but there must be a separation to do so. Hiring BC Family Law Estate Dispute lawyers who understand the interplay between WESA and the […]

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Vancouver BC WESA Estate Disputes

Vancouver BC WESA Estate Disputes lawyers handle claims by spouses and children and others who feel they have been left out of or received too little from a deceased loved one’s estate. In cases involving Vancouver BC WESA Estate Disputes the court looks at the Will and measures its proposed distribution against the moral and legal […]

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WESA Section 58 Fixing Invalid Will

WESA Section 58 Fixing Invalid Will lawyers handle cases where someone expresses a “Will like” wish but it does not comply with the normal formal requirements to make a Will. They could use a homemade Will form but not get it witnessed, they could leave a suicide note with instructions to divide their estate,  they […]

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Vancouver Ambiguous Unclear Will Interpretation

Vancouver Ambiguous Unclear Will Interpretation lawyers help beneficiaries and executors carry out the true intentions of a deceased Willmaker. Traditionally, courts focused on deciding a Willmaker’s wishes by looking within the 4 corners of the Will itself. WESA has relaxed the rules for what constitutes a valid Will and what the Court can do to […]

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What Is BC Testamentary Capacity

What is BC Testamentary Capacity? The top rated* estate litigation lawyers at MacLean Estate Litigation deal with issues of mental infirmity and lack of capacity to prepare a valid BC Will. In today’s blog by Rana Yavari, we answer the question: What Is BC Testamentary Capacity? We have Estate Litigation offices across BC located in Vancouver, […]

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How Do I Contest A BC Will Undue Influence

How Do I Contest A BC Will Undue Influence cases are difficult because much of the improper influence by a family member or third party happens in secret. Vancouver BC Undue influence over an elderly and infirm loved one means: inappropriately using a position of trust or power to pressure or persuade a person to do […]

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Challenging BC Will Validity Lawyers

Today,  our team of experienced Challenging BC Will Validity Lawyers answer the question: How do I challenge the validity of a BC Will? In today’s blog Rana Yavari of our team of Challenging BC Will Validity Lawyers summarizes Everything You Need To Know About BC Will Validity. BC Wills govern how property and income is divided […]

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Vancouver No Will Intestacy Lawyers

Vancouver No Will Intestacy Lawyers handle intestacy and partial intestacy cases. Vancouver intestate Will cases are one of the most unfortunate situations in Vancouver estate litigation. MacLean Law’s intestate dispute lawyers know losing a beloved family member is a crushing loss. When there is no Will or a Will that failed to include alternate beneficiaries […]

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