Estate Planning in a Pandemic: No Easy Solutions

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In Canada each province and territory has its own legislation which sets out the legal requirements for a valid Will.  Some provinces, such as British Columbia, have a “substantial compliance” standard, whereby a court can validate a Will that has not be properly executed.  Ontario on the other hand has a “strict compliance” standard and  Wills must comply with the Succession Law Reform Act .

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Original Article Source Credits:   All About Estates ,

Article Written By:  Scotiatrust

Original Article Posted on:  April 2, 2020

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