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Searching for experienced and reputable Estate Lawyers in West VancouverChoosing 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 West Vancouver and throughout British Columbia. 

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Estates and Trusts Law in West Vancouver

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.

West Vancouver 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 West Vancouver 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 West Vancouver include:

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

West Vancouver 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 West Vancouver 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 West Vancouver

West Vancouver Estate Litigator Candace Cho
Estate Litigation

Candace Cho

Principal Lawyer
West Vancouver Estate Planning Sandy Minh Abley
Estate Planning

Sandy Minh Abley

Associate Counsel
Veronica Manski - Probate and Estate Administration West Vancouver
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

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Too Late for Mother to “Change Her Mind” After Gifting House to Daughter

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Son’s Vancouver Estate Law Claim Denied due to Benefits Received Through the Years

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May 19, 2022

Unsigned Will Given Effect Despite Fluctuating Mental State of Will-Maker

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Family Dispute Leads to Contested Committeeship Application

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Vancouver Estate Law: Proving Claims Against Deceased Persons

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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.

  • I chose the right law firm and I know our future is on the proper course because of Onyx. I wouldn’t hesitate to tell anyone who needs good legal representation to take my words to heart.

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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

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New Westminster

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

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

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Kelowna

1631 Dickson Avenue
Suite 1100
Kelowna, BC  V1Y 0B5

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

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