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Probate fees BC

The complete guide to probate fees in BC

Set by the probate fee act of British Columbia, probate fees range from 0.06 to 1.4% of the estate's value - in this post, we break down the probate fee structure in BC.

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Can you create a holographic will in British Columbia?

Whether a holographic will is recognized as a valid will or not depends on the province.

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Can I Write My Will With a Will Kit in British Columbia?

There’s a common misconception that you need an estate lawyer or notary to write your will.

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Planning your Estate in British Columbia

Estate planning is a complex process that many people avoid. It can be unpleasant to focus on the thought of you not being around someday, but doing so is essential.

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How big does an estate have to be in order to go through probate in British Columbia

The need for probate does vary, but a good rule of thumb is that an estate worth less than $25,000 usually does not need to go through probate.

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What assets are subject to probate in British Columbia?

An estate executor in British Columbia will need to list the value of the following assets and submit them to the probate court.

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How long does probate take in British Columbia?

This entire process can take anywhere from a couple of months to two years to be completed, depending on the size of the estate.

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What Does an Executor of a Will Do in British Columbia?

The probate process can be confusing, administration heavy, and can take its toll on your time and energy.