British Columbia Probate & Estate Administration Practice Manual - Print



Product Type: Publications - Print
ISBN: 978-1-55258-531-3
Pages: 1874
Price: $281.00


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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, 2021

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 2021 Update include the following:

  • all chapters, forms and precedents, checklists, and other features of the manual have been brought current to February 15, 2021
  • extensive coverage of recent amendments to the Wills, Estates and Succession Act
  • new sections covering the following:
    • steps the personal representative should take to collect information regarding the deceased's spouse
    • legal and equitable entitlement to benefit plan designations
    • discussion of scope of dispensation power under s. 58 of the WESA
    • BC Business Corporations Act Transparency Register
  • new and expanded discussion regarding, among others, the following:
    • provisions permitting virtual signing in the WESA and prospective amendments allowing for electronic wills
    • Calmusky Estate v. Calmusky, 2020 ONSC 1506, which applies the law of resulting trust to beneficiaries designated on registered plans and life insurance
  • the proper procedure for appealing the assessment of a bill of costs
Product Type Price
Print $281

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

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