In BC, a probate fee is collected by the Supreme Court before the grant of probate is issued to executors. The probate fee is charged on the “gross value” of the estate, which is basically the total value of all assets. There are some exceptions to this calculation such as for mortgages and real estate outside of BC.
Gross Value of Estate (no commas please): $
If you are an executor who would like the advice of a probate lawyer, contact us – we’d be glad to help.
We have a great deal of gratitude for Mike for his patient and generous support of our mom, whist navigating the complex details of our father’s probate and estate details. His expertise, coupled with his kind and gentle approach, ensured Continue Reading
Yvonne, Vivian, Ralph HNorth VancouverFebruary 13, 2013
Provided excellent and timely services
Westcoast Wills & Estates provided excellent and timely services. The advice provided by Mr. Beishuizen was invaluable and cost-effective. I would definitely recommend him to anyone requiring legal assistance when dealing with an estate.
Angela NVancouverNovember 5, 2013
Was always available to answer my questions about probate
My husband and I first contacted Westcoast Wills & Estates for help re-writing our wills. We were impressed by Mike's knowledge, patience and ability to explain concepts in terms we understood. When it came time to take my mother's estate through Continue Reading
Brenda J.North VancouverFebruary 1, 2015
Excellent management of the probate
I want to thank Westcoast Wills for the way they handled all the issues around my brother's estate. Mike made the whole process very low stress. His explanations and clarifications made my decision-making very easy. I had no idea of the complexity of Continue Reading
Ross S.North VancouverFebruary 1, 2016
Taking such good care of us
I just want to say thank you for taking such good care of us during this confusing and difficult time. I especially appreciate the trust and patience you have shown us throughout the probate process.