Common QuestionsI want to contest or dispute a will. What can I do?
Good starting points include:
- The Disappointed Beneficiary, published by the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, explains your rights and remedies in case a will appears to be unfair.
- LSLAP Manual: Wills and Estates, from the UBC Law Students' Legal Advice Program, includes a chapter on Will Variation Claims.
- Executor Guide for British Columbia, by Heritage Law, under the "legal overview" chapter, contains information on Wills Variation Proceedings, including who can ask for a variation and the time you have to start a claim.
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Last reviewed January 2017
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