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  • Tribunal Superior Justicia de Catalunya

    II took this photograph in Barcelona in November, 2019.  … Read more »

  • Trezzi v. Trezzi: Can You Leave Assets Owned by a Company in Your Will?

    I have on rare occasions seen wills in which the will-maker has left assets that are owned by a corporation to beneficiaries. In each case, I have sought instructions to do a new will, leaving the shares, rather than corporate assets. The problem is that a corporation is in law a separate person tha … Read more »

  • Hubschi Estate

    The decision in Hubschi Estate, 2019 BCSC 2040, illustrates three significant points concerning the application of section 58 of British Columbia’s Wills, Estates and Succession Act, which allows the Supreme Court of British Columbia to give effect to a document  or record that does not comply with … Read more »

  • Geluch v. Geluch Estate

    A recent decision, Geluch v. Geluch Estate, 2019 BCSC 2203, illustrates that a court may find part of a will to be valid and another part invalid. To make a valid will, the will maker must have the capacity to understand the nature and effect of the will, or testamentary capacity, and must know and … Read more »

  • Part 3 of the Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act is Now in Force

    Part 3 of the Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act came into effect on November 4, 2019. Part 3 sets out the criteria for an adult to be admitted into a care facility.There are three ways that a person may be admitted into a care facility. The person may consent if she is capable. … Read more »