Can You Reduce Probate Fees?

Posted in: Wills and Estates- Apr 10, 2018 Comments Off on Can You Reduce Probate Fees?

Yes, if you plan ahead of time. Think of probate fees as a kind of tax that must be paid when someone wants official approval to administer an estate. If you have a will, probate fees are paid when your executor asks the court to “prove” (probate) your will. This is usually necessary when your […]

WHAT B.C.’s NEW WILLS LAW MEANS FOR YOU

Posted in: Wills and Estates- May 06, 2014 Comments Off on WHAT B.C.’s NEW WILLS LAW MEANS FOR YOU

There’s a sweeping new wills law in B.C. you should know about. Called the Wills, Estate and Succession Act (WESA), it came into effect on March 31, 2014. WESA overhauls many of the rules about wills and what can happen with your estate – some of the new rules could affect you. Let’s start with […]