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Fixing a Broken Will – What can the court do?
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Fixing a Broken Will – What can the court do?

Hello and welcome to this week’s video blog on the law.  In past video blogs, we’ve talked about reasons why people challenge wills. Undue influence and unfairness are two common reasons.  A third reason is that the Will does not meet the formal drafting requirements for a valid will – that is the Will itself…

Undue influence: When will-makers are persuaded to disinherit
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Undue influence: When will-makers are persuaded to disinherit

Undue influence: grounds for an estate dispute One of the reasons people challenge or dispute a will in British Columbia, is that the will was either prepared or signed as a result of unreasonable interference, or undue influence, by another person.   For example, the son of a testator might have pressured his parent to give…

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Reasons to dispute a Will in British Columbia: four grounds to make a claim

Every year in British Columbia slightly more than 30,000 people die, many of whom have some assets and debts (“an estate”) and a variety of personal and business affairs that they leave behind.  How the assets and debts are administered and how the proceeds of the estate are divided will depend on whether or not there was a Will in place and…

The LaW Team: Personal Injury, Estate, and Marine Law experts in Victoria, BC
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The LaW Team: Personal Injury, Estate, and Marine Law experts in Victoria, BC

Established in August 2014, Victoria, BC based League and Williams (LaW) provides experienced, effective legal services in the areas of personal injury, marine law and estate litigation across British Columbia. LaW’s legal team of lawyers, and legal assistants led by principal Darren Williams has extensive litigation experience and delivers legal services with compassion and understanding.  The cornerstone philosophy of…

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