To Probate or not to Probate

DLG Wills & Estates

One of the most common questions that arises in the course of discussion with clients about wills and estates is “do I need to apply for probate?” Often an individual finds him or herself as the executor of the will of a recently deceased friend or family member and is unsure which avenue of estate administration to follow: Probate or …

Getting Your Money: when to sue

DLG Litigation

I was recently at a social function where a carpenter was telling me that the Courts in BC are useless because even if you win, you never get your money from the losing party. Although, I do not think he is correct, it can be true. Before you embark on the potentially lengthy journey of litigation you should assess if …