Probate lawyer Vancouver
The experienced probate lawyers in Vancouver at Westcoast Wills & Estates aim to alleviate the burden faced by executors (with a will) and estate administrators (without a will). The responsibilities that come with being an executor of a will can often feel overwhelming. Worse yet, executors and adminstrators are personally liable for mistakes they make. We make the probate process as seamless as possible while also advising clients about what to do and how to do it right.
There are a different types of grants available from the Supreme Court of BC, but the most common are: a grant of probate (where this is a will), and a grant of administration without will annexed (where there is no will). While they differ in name, they are essentially the same in practice in that the give the person applying the right to deal with an estate without restrictions. Our estate lawyers have years of experience in obtaining both types of grants from court.
When you schedule an appointment with an estate lawyer at our Vancouver office, you will begin with an initial consultation. During this consultation, the estate lawyer will provide executors with comprehensive guidance on all the necessary steps involved in estate administration. Keep in mind that applying for probate is just a small part of the whole process of estate administration. After this initial meeting, our probate lawyers can assist to the extent desired. Whether it’s with the probate application for a grant of probate or other legal aspects of an estate, our estate lawyers in Vancouver are here to help. They guide executors through the intricate processes of probate until the estate is fully settled. If you are an executor in need of guidance, feel free to contact us, and our experienced Vancouver probate lawyers will provide the necessary support.
Lawyer for estate administration in Vancouver
Even if probate application is not required, many similar steps still need to be taken. Our probate lawyers in Vancouver can assist with these essential tasks as well. Some examples include corresponding with banks, communicating with beneficiaries, or preparing releases for beneficiaries to approve the executor’s accounting. See here for a more comprehensive list of the areas in which a probate lawyer can offer assistance.
Questions about probating a will in BC and estate administration? See our questions section.
Wondering what the probate fee in BC will be? Check our Probate Fee Calculator.
Why choose Westcoast for probating a will in Vancouver?
Firstly, the obvious, we’re a team of many estate lawyers in Vancouver. Because we focus on probate applications and executor advice, we know how to do things quickly and efficiently. We have flat and competitive prices, and we donate 1% of revenue to charity. Located on West Broadway, our office is easily accessible from most parts of Vancouver. See our blog here for the top reasons to hire us as your probate lawyer in Vancouver.
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