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What to Know About Insurance Valuation Disputes | McLarty Wolf Litigation Lawyers

When you have a home, you imagine living in it forever. You renovate it so the home suits your present and future lifestyle. In time, you purchase things to increase the enjoyment of your home as well as acquire new things of value that you will later give to your beneficiaries. However, it can take

Seller Misrepresented the Condition of the Property | McLarty Wolf

There are many things that can hamper a home deal. The house may not have the marble countertop you have been looking for or the backyard doesn’t have a fence to offer more privacy. Yet these are minor issues that a motivated homeowner may deal with to get the house as they can always add

The Truth About Will Contests | McLarty Wolf Litigation Lawyers

The Truth About Will Contests

The death of a loved family member is emotionally difficult, perhaps an even traumatic event.  That grief can be compounded if you learn that your parent or spouse treated you unfairly in their will or if you have concerns regarding the circumstances of the making of the will.  Although it is difficult to be objective

Seeking Compensation Under Sections 13 & 14 of the Property Law Act | McLarty Wolf Litigation Lawyers

We all go into business and land partnerships with the best intentions. Many of these arrangements are profitable and offer new ways to finance the purchase of real estate and build businesses. Unfortunately, these plans can backfire and interests you sought to advance can become severely threatened. Co-ownership of real estate is one example where

Can a Power of Attorney Change a Will After a Death? | McLarty Wolf Litigation Lawyers

A power of attorney is a legally binding document giving a person some authority to act on behalf of another. There are very strict limitations as to what this person can and cannot do. If you believe someone has changed a will or has made changes he or she is not authorized to do on

When Can a Will Be Contested? | McLarty Wolf Litigation Lawyers

The death of a loved family member is an emotionally difficult, perhaps even traumatic event.  That grief can be compounded if you learn that your parent or spouse treated you unfairly in their will or if you have concerns regarding the circumstances of the making of the will.  Although it is difficult to be objective

Land Co-Ownership Disputes Under the British Columbia Property Law Act | McLarty Wolf Litigation Lawyers

We all go into business and land partnerships with the best intentions. Many of these arrangements are profitable and offer new ways to finance the purchase of real estate and build businesses. Unfortunately, these plans can backfire and interests you sought to advance can become severely threatened. Co-ownership of real estate is one example where

Seller Misrepresented the Condition of the Property | McLarty Wolf

There are many things that can hamper a real estate deal. A house may not have the marble countertop you were looking for or the yard may not have a fence to offer more privacy. These are minor issues that a motivated homeowner may be willing to live with in order to secure a suitable

Disinheritance of a Child by their Parent | McLarty Wolf Litigation Lawyers

Can a parent in British Columbia cut one or more of their children from their will, or leave more to one child than another?  Those are not simple questions to answer.  However if one of your parents recently died leaving little or nothing to you, here are some of the issues that need to be

Property Listings Birdview | McLarty Wolf Litigation Lawyers

Main Takeaways: The main difference between tenancy in common and joint tenancy is what happens to the land when one of the co-owners dies. For a tenancy in common, when one of the owners dies, their interest in the land forms part of their estate to be distributed in accordance with the deceased’s will, or in

Undue Influence Cases | McLarty Wolf Litigation Lawyers

Undue Influence Cases

When someone dies and questions begin to be asked about the deceased’s property, it is obviously important to determine whether that person left a will.  In most cases, family members will accept the will maker’s wishes for the disposition of their property.  However, in other cases the family might find the contents of the will

Mutual Wills, Joint Wills and Mirror Wills | McLarty Wolf Litigation Lawyers

Enacting a will is an important step for everyone to ensure that they have a plan ready in the event of the unexpected. It’s also a good idea to create one as soon as possible, so you are prepared for the future. When couples share a significant number of assets, it can make the process

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