Vancouver Island University (Elder College); Upcoming One-Day Sessions

Planning Your Will“, October 24th, 2018 – 1:30-3:30 pm by John A. Hossack

Planning a Will involves more than filling in a form. The Province of BC recently passed the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA), which replaced several statutes, including the Wills Act. This overview course will highlight the legal requirements set out in the WESA as well as considering special circumstances such as blended families, second marriages, common-law relationships, income tax planning, and alternate planning techniques including joint tenancies.

Administering an Estate – Guidelines for Executors and Administrators“, December 12th, 2018, 2018 – 1:00-4:00 pm by John A. Hossack

Recently the Province of BC passed the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) and introduced new court rules for probate. The procedures and forms for applying for an Estate Grant were changed substantially. This course highlights the steps that an Executor or Administrator must take and includes determining whether or not a Will must be probated, the legal requirements for drawing and submitting an application for an Estate Grant, calculation of probate fees and the basic steps that every executor or administrator must be aware of. This is an invaluable course for someone who is administering an estate or who has agreed to act as an Executor.

Interested? Sign up now as these courses are usually FULL.

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