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Probate Rules Updated

The Wills, Estates and Succession Act (“WESA”) comes into force on March 31, 2014. At the same time, the Supreme Court Civil Rules (the “Rules”) related to probate and estate administration are being amended to “reflect the changes brought about by the enactment of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act and to generally modernize the application process”. The BC government recently released a document that summarizes and explains the amendments to the Rules (http://www.ag.gov.bc.ca/legislation/wills-estates-succession-act/pdf/SC_ProbateRules_Part25.pdf). Here are some of the highlights:

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