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Wills, Estates and Succession Act Transition Guide

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Prepare for the new Wills, Estates and Succession Act and the new Probate Rules with this helpful guidebook!

This publication is essential for: all practitioners who do any wills and estates work.

Current to: June 1, 2014 

The Wills, Estates and Succession Act and the new Probate Rules took effect on March 31, 2014. The WESA Transition Guide will help you understand the sweeping changes. Completely updated to June 1, 2014, this guidebook includes overviews of the WESA and the Probate Rules, detailed tables of concordance prepared by the BCLI and CLEBC, and full, annotated versions of the WESA and Probate Rules. You will also find topical chapters that review key emerging and transition issues and learn what you don’t need to worry about at this time. The commentary in the WESA Transition Guide was prepared by many of the WESA’s central figures and other leading estates practitioners. All of the information is contained in an easy-to-use looseleaf binder, with an accompanying online version.

PLUS On the fully searchable online version of the WESA Transition Guide, and on a CD-ROM included in the binder, subscribers will receive Word versions of all new probate forms.

ONLINE ONLY annual subscriptions are available. Subscribe now.

Highlights of the 2014 update:

  • amendments to the WESA pursuant to Bill 14, 2014 (Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2014)
  • amendments to the new probate rules (Part 25 of the Supreme Court Civil Rules), pursuant to B.C. Reg. 44/2014
  • amendments to the probate forms in new Appendix A.1 of the Supreme Court Civil Rules
  • related recent practice developments affecting the WESA
  • all parts of the publication current to June 1, 2014


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