Using WESA to cure deficiencies in a will

Using WESA to cure deficiencies in a will

In Hedley Estate (Re), 2016 BCSC 765, the British Columbia Supreme Court was asked to use the discretion conferred by the Wills, Estates and Succession Act, S.B.C. 2009, c. 13 (“WESA”) to cure deficiencies in a will – in other words, to relieve against the...
How to Know If You Can Dispute a Will and Win

How to Know If You Can Dispute a Will and Win

I often get calls from people about what their chances are of winning if they dispute a will. Take a breath. Disputing wills can be emotionally difficult. Here are some basic tests to help you decide if you feel you can dispute a will and win.   When you should...