British Columbia Probate & Estate Administration Practice Manual - Print



Product Type: Publications - Print
ISBN: 978-1-55258-531-3
Pages: 1902
Price: $300.00


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Manage your probate and estate matters with confidence 

This publication is essential for: practitioners who do estate administration or estate litigation work

Current to: February 15, 2022

If you work in estate administration, you know there is a high potential for error. Reduce the risk with British Columbia Probate & Estate Practice Manual, which takes you step-by-step through handling probate and estate matters in BC. This longstanding manual is the answer to all your probate and estate administration questions, from initial contact with a personal representative to post-grant issues. This manual also covers difficult tax and conflict of laws issues, as well as potential areas for estate litigation.

With this resource, you will be able to:

  • confidently advise personal representatives on how to successfully administer an estate
  • prepare for and make probate and estate administration applications
  • better avoid and handle contentious areas during the estate administration process

Buy now and master estate planning and administration! View a sample from this book!

Highlights of the 2022 Update include the following:

  • all chapters, forms and precedents, checklists, and other features of the manual have been brought current to February 15, 2022
  • extensive coverage of recent amendments to the Supreme Court Civil Rules, probate forms, and the Wills, Estates and Succession Act
  • new sections covering, among other topics:
    • the new requirements for transparency declarations and reports under the Land Owner Transparency Act
    • amendment and withdrawal of applications for administration
    • common law rules relating to extrinsic evidence for construction applications
    • transmission and transfer of property on certain First Nations lands
    • secret trusts
  • new and expanded discussion regarding, among other topics:
    • electronic wills (including new provisions permitting electronic witnessing and signing, and the proper procedure for conducting a wills search and revoking electronic wills)
    • the potential application of the Pecore principles to beneficiary designations
    • judicial consideration of "estate contracts"
    • determining the value of the estate and completing disclosure statements for probate
    • circumstances where the Minister of Indigenous Services may assume jurisdiction over the estate of a registered First Nations individual who was not ordinarily resident on reserve
Product Type Price
Print $300

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CLEBC Legal Editor
Katelyn Rattray
krattray@cle.bc.ca

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