Challenging the validity of a will

What are my rights?

I'm not the spouse or child of the person who made the will. Can I still challenge it?
  • Yes
  • No

It could be you’re shocked or disappointed by what a will says. Or you might believe the will doesn’t represent the true intentions of the deceased. In such cases you may be able to challenge it. There are different ways to do this. Learn about some common grounds for challenging a will, and what’s involved.

What you should know

Steps to challenge the will

Common questions

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in July 2020
  • Time to read: 11 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Amy Mortimore, Clark Wilson LLP

Amy Mortimore

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