Be Prepared for the Unexpected by Writing a Will

Wills are a critical tool for outlining wishes for the distribution of assets, guardianship of minor children, and the designation of an Executor who takes care of administering the estate.

 

A recent survey found that only 51% of adults in BC have a Will. Without a Will, the Court determines who the Administrator will be, and the law decides who is entitled to the estate.

Your Will

  • Directs how your estate will be dealt with after you die. It can also appoint guardians for your minor children.
  • Is only effective on your date of death.
  • Can also be cancelled or changed any time during your lifetime.
  • Has no effect while you are alive.
  • Gifts to your spouse fail after a divorce or separation

Who Should Have a Will?

Adults in BC who:

  • Own property, including real estate, vehicles or other assets;
  • Have a dependent spouse or children; and
  • Wish to have someone they know and trust take care of their estate after death.

Contact the professionals at Cammack Hepner Notary Corporation to write your Will.

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