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Searching for experienced and reputable Estate Lawyers in CoquitlamChoosing your Estate lawyer doesn’t have to be as daunting as it sounds. We offer a free 30-minute consultation where we get to know you and your situation, and see how we can help. That way, you can make sure our law firm is the right fit for you. 

Onyx Law Group was founded in 2012 and provides the highest level of Estate Litigation, Estate Planning and Probate & Estate Administration to clients in Coquitlam and throughout British Columbia. 

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Estates and Trusts Law in Coquitlam

We’re here to help you navigate the complex web of laws and facts that make up British Columbia Estate Law. Our team is always available to answer your questions, no matter how difficult they may be. We can help you avoid common mistakes and identify creative ways to make claims. We are skilled, compassionate and knowledgeable when it comes to handling matters of your or your family’s estate.

Coquitlam Estates & Trusts Litigation

Estates & Trusts Litigation

Estate Law is often difficult, as it commonly involves strong emotion and family conflict. We understand that some events from the past can be difficult to deal with. Our approach is careful and considerate so you can feel comfortable discussing your case with us. We want to settle your case quickly and without issue, but our firm is experienced, ready and willing to take your case to trial if necessary. Our Estates and Trust Litigators in Coquitlam provide the following services:

  • Challenging an Executor
  • Contesting a gift
  • Disinherited Child
  • Disinherited Spouse
  • Undue Influence & Lack of Capacity
  • Unjust Enrichment
  • Validity of a Will or Trust
  • Estate Assets
  • Will Disputes

Estates Planning and Trusts

We assist you to plan for the event of loss of capacity, your health care, and disposition of your assets on your death. Our Estates Planning and Trusts legal services in Coquitlam include:

  • Alter Ego Trust and Joint Partner Trust
  • Committeeship Applications
  • Disability Trusts
  • Power of Attorney
  • Representation Agreements
  • Wills
Estate planning in Coquitlam

Coquitlam Probate and Estate Administration

Probate and Estate Administration

We know it’s tough losing someone you love, and taking care of their estate afterward can be confusing and scary. But don’t worry, our team is here to help you through every step.

Our Coquitlam Probate and Estate Administration Lawyers have extensive experience in helping clients obtain a Grant of Probate from the British Columbia Supreme Court. We have experience in handling both contentious and non-contentious estate matters, as well as the litigation necessary to obtain court orders for administering the estate.

Our Estate Lawyers Serving Coquitlam

Coquitlam Estate Litigator Candace Cho
Estate Litigation

Candace Cho

Principal Lawyer
Coquitlam Estate Planning Sandy Minh Abley
Estate Planning

Sandy Minh Abley

Associate Counsel
Veronica Manski - Probate and Estate Administration Coquitlam
Probate & Estate Administration

Veronica Manski

Associate Counsel

Each client deserves our undivided attention and will be made to feel valued and heard. When clients place their trust in Onyx as their advocate, they can be sure that we will represent them with vigilance, compassion and professionalism.

Wills and Estates Law Blog

March 6, 2020

Competing Claims of a Second Spouse to Life Insurance Proceeds

The Supreme Court of Canada was recently asked to weigh the competing claims of a second spouse and a first spouse to the proceeds of a …
April 30, 2021

Court Appoints Administrator to Investigate $5 Million Vancouver Estate Litigation Claim

A person who is left out of a will may believe he or she has a valid claim, but not have access to the evidence required to prove it. Th…
December 11, 2022

Spousal Rights After Death in BC

BC’s Family Law Act provides that, upon separation, each spouse has a right to an undivided half interest in all family property as a t…
May 29, 2020

BC Estate Litigation Challenges Elderly Man’s Capacity to Marry His Caregiver

Can an elderly, reclusive man suffering from cognitive decline due to dementia have the capacity to marry his caregiver? That was the qu…
March 22, 2022

Supreme Court of Canada Weighs in on Privacy in Probate Proceedings

The “open court rule” is the default in Canada. That means court proceedings are presumptively open to the public. Privacy will always b…
November 13, 2019

Dividing an Estate: Gift During Lifetime of Parent to Adult Child

  When dividing an estate in BC, it is essential to determine what property of the will-maker forms part of the estate. If …
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  • Thanks to Onyx’s straightforward approach, this litigation was resolved with the best outcome for myself and my children. Although this ordeal was emotionally trying, we can get on with our lives, without added worry and stress.

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Vancouver

650 West Georgia Street
Suite 1215 - The Scotia Tower
Vancouver, BC  V6B 4N9

T (604) 900 2538
F (604) 900 2539

reception@onyxlaw.ca

New Westminster

26 Fourth Street
Suite 100
New Westminster, BC  V3L 5M4

T (604) 900 2538
F (604) 900 2539

reception@onyxlaw.ca

Kelowna

1631 Dickson Avenue
Suite 1100
Kelowna, BC  V1Y 0B5

T (604) 900-2538
F (604) 900-2539

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