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June 16, 2016 Carolyn Cyfra was recently appointed to serve as Secretary on the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) British Columbia Family Law - Okanagan Section.
June 16, 2016 Adult Caregivers The scenario starts out like this: an elderly parent is unable to care for themselves and an adult child moves in to help take care of them... A will that divides the estate equally may be challenged by an allegation that the caregiver abused their position through undue influence or abused a Power of Attorney given to them.
May 25, 2016 The new Wills, Estates and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c. 13 (WESA) came into force on March 31, 2015. One of the changes to BC wills law that came along with WESA was the ability for the court to cure a 'record' that doesn't meet all the formalities of a proper will.
April 28, 2016 Listen as Jim Herperger discusses how parents with special needs children deal with getting old.