Can a Disinherited Spouse or Child Change a Will in BC? Yes, even if the will-maker intended to cut them out, the Court can decide to award them an inheritance. The Court can also change the size of an inheritance to give them a bigger share than what they were left in a will. […]
When representing people suffering personal injury in car accidents, there are fewer female lawyers than male lawyers. It is not clear why, since personal injury is in fact “personal” and involves both male and female victims. Also, in the North Okanagan, there are only a few experienced female personal injury lawyers (senior lawyers). As a […]
Melody Martin served the Vernon Women in Business for two years, as Vice President and then President, her term ending when the new Board was elected for September 2018. This non-profit organization is the largest association of business women in Vernon and serves to support and educate as well as to promote networking and the […]
The Vernon Morning Star interviewed Melody Martin about herself and her perspectives on Vernon, BC. Read her comments here.
An interesting read for anyone who remembers the case of a Kelowna man who made two wills: one that required probate, and another that allowed his successful chicken farming business to avoid probate. There are many subtleties like this one in estate planning, which is another reason why it can be a good idea to […]
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