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Category: Wills & Estates

Oct 02, 2020

Deceased does not mean debt free

You may be forgiven for thinking that, once you pass away, your earthly cares are over. In British Columbia, however, the mere fact that you have died will not necessarily save you from being sued. In his latest blog, our Partner, Andrew Powell, explains that if you die owing money, your debt is still owing..... READ MORE

Jun 17, 2020

Coming Through COVID-19 – Maybe a Marriage Contract is in Order?

All relationships are about expectations – including marriage. Even if your marriage is on the rocks, it may be possible to get things back on track. In Darren Schmidt's latest blog, he explains how a marriage contract may help. .... READ MORE

Apr 23, 2020

Preparing for Your Estate Planning Meeting

Estate planning is an important part of protecting your family and loved ones in the event of your death or loss of capacity. Our Partner Krystin Kempton, helps answer some of the questions that many of us have during this planning process..... READ MORE

Apr 07, 2020

What is a Power of Attorney and Why Do I Need One?

Smart planning goes a long way and it can protect your wishes, your assets and the people you care for. Our Partner, Elise Allan, answers some of the most common questions asked about a Power of Attorney (POA)..... READ MORE

Sep 03, 2019


There is a way to equalize uneven advances to kids in your Will..... READ MORE

Aug 02, 2019


Choosing the right person to be your Executor is very important for your Estate. .... READ MORE

Jul 12, 2019

Avoid Probate Fees

Tom Christensen, Q.C., explains unintended consequences in efforts to avoid probate fees..... READ MORE

May 09, 2019

What happens to my pets?

Leanne Rutley explains what can happen to your pets when you die..... READ MORE

Apr 25, 2019

What exactly did they mean?

Translating an Ambiguous Will.... READ MORE

Mar 27, 2019

What are we going to do with you?

The disposition of human remains in British Columbia written by Partner, Andrew Powell.... READ MORE

May 07, 2018

Dying Without a Will

Wills & Estates Blog written by Nixon Wenger Lawyer Krystin Kempton.... READ MORE

Oct 05, 2017

Understanding Reverse Mortgages

Wills & Estates Blog written by Nixon Wenger Lawyer Johnathan Clark.... READ MORE

Aug 02, 2017

Joint Bank Accounts and the Presumption of Resulting Trust in Estates

Wills & Estates Blog written by Nixon Wenger Lawyer Krystin Kempton.... READ MORE

Jul 13, 2017

Ademption - After all, it`s the thought that counts

Wills & Estates Blog written by Nixon Wenger Lawyer Andrew Powell .... READ MORE

Dec 07, 2016

Understanding Estate Litigation

Estate Litigation Blog written by Nixon Wenger Lawyer Andrew Powell.... READ MORE

Jun 09, 2016

Property Transfer Tax: Some Recent Changes

Real Estate Blog written by Nixon Wenger Lawyer Leanne Rutley .... READ MORE