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  • Palazzo di Giustizia (Palace of Justice), Rome, Italy

    Kim and I took these photographs of the Palace of Justice last summer in Rome. … Read more »

  • Order Declaring Person Incapable of Managing Her Person Revokes Power of Attorney

    [This guest post is written by Taeya Fitzpatrick of our firm, Sabey Rule LLP. She discusses the impact of an order declaring someone incapable of managing her person in British Columbia on a power of attorney.]I have recently come across an interesting issue with respect to the Patients Property Act … Read more »

  • Supreme Court Civil Rules Amendments Change Procedures in Estate Litigation

    Admittedly this isn’t the most eye-catching title, but there are some significant amendments to the Supreme Court Civil Rules affecting the conduct of estate litigation matters that came into effect on July 1, 2019. I will highlight a couple of changes.One of the changes is to broaden the scope of t … Read more »

  • Re: Levesque

    [This post is a guest post written by Keith Sabey,  of our firm Sabey Rule LLP about a recent case of his in which section 58 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act was applied to a will in which the will-maker used white out to remove a beneficiary.]When you complete your estate planning with a l … Read more »

  • Huber Estate

    There are very few reported cases in British Columbia in which a will has been rectified under section 59 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act. This section has been in effect for five years, which is still relatively new. Section 59 allows the court to correct drafting and other errors in wills … Read more »