ESTATE LITIAGTION 101: CAN AN UNDATED, UNSIGNED, HANDWRITTEN NOTE BE CONSIDERED A WILL OR AN ALTERATION TO A WILL?
YES! In Shopyk Estate, 2017 BCSC 2335, the validity of handwritten notes was brought to question during the estate litigation. A Deceased made a Will in 1995 which gave different shares to each of his two siblings and three nieces and nephews as residual beneficiaries. The Deceased became ill and prior to his death, told … Continued