What Happens If You Die Without a Will in BC?

What is a Will? A will is a legal document that states what a person would like done with their estate (property, assets, and debts) when they die. A will also allows parents to decide who will take care of their children if their children are still minors when they die. Note: A minor in […]

How Do I Plan My Future Financial and Health Care Decisions?

There are many ways that you can plan for your future financial and health care decisions in case one day you are no longer able to make those decisions for yourself. Some excellent planning tools include: A Power of Attorney An Advance Directive A Representation Agreement What is a Power of Attorney? A Power of […]

Multiple Wills as a Tax Strategy

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 […]