Revisions to B.C.’s wills and estates law is finally coming into force next March 31, 2014! See the below article released from the Government of B.C. This legislation update is a long time coming. Some highlights of the changes include shortening and simplifying the probate process, lowers the age at which a person can make a will to 16 (from 19) and clarifies the process when a person dies without leaving a will. Note the new legislation will not invalidate previously signed wills, however you may want to have these reviewed to ensure your wishes are still upheld under the new law.
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