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What Happens If You Die Without A Will?

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If you die without a Will in BC, the Estate Administration Act determines how your Estate will be divided. This is called the “intestate distribution scheme”, and it may not be in line with your true wishes. For example, if you have no spouse, children or grandchildren, your estate would go to your parents (or the survivor of them). Only if your parents predecease you would your estate go to your siblings, if you have any. Read More

How to Choose Your Executor

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Choosing an executor can be a tough job. Often this is why people put off making a Will. Being informed about what qualities are important in a good executor will help make this decision easier. First and foremost your executor must be a person you trust. He or she also needs to have the ability to carry out the instructions in your will. Read More

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