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Estate Planning – Original documents

Have a will prepared by a professional and updated as necessary. Ensure an ORIGINAL copy is available and the location is filed with the BC Wills Registry of the Vital Statistics Agency. If you want your vehicle to be left … Continue reading

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When is Probate required in BC

If the estate involves less than $25,000, probate is not typically required. Property owned jointly may pass directly to the joint owner. Some registered assets pass directly to a named beneficiary outside of the estate such as life insurance, RRSPs, … Continue reading

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What is an executor?

When the person who made a will dies, their property and possessions form their estate. The executor administers the estate by locating all of the will-maker’s property, paying any debts, the funeral costs and taxes, and then distributing the rest … Continue reading

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