Monthly Archives: September 2011

When laws collide: how an Alter-ego trust saved the day

A recent case, decided in the BC Supreme Court, examines the interplay among three important BC laws: the Wills Variation Act (“WVA”), the Family Relations Act (“FRA”) and the Fraudulent Conveyance Act (“FCA”). The case is Easingwood v. Cockroft, 2011 … Continue reading

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BC Enduring Powers of Attorney now in force

September is here and with it comes the new Part 2 of the British Columbia Power of Attorney Act. Most of the changes relate to the powers that your attorney (the person you appoint to act as your agent) will … Continue reading

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