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Learn how you can prepare a valid will during coronavirus, while staying safe.
Creative options for signing your will during coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic has many of us thinking about our own health and future — and those of our loved ones. Preparing a will right now just makes sense. To ensure that British Columbians can safely make wills during this time, a change in the law now allows wills to be witnessed remotely. If you choose to sign in this way, certain requirements must be met. Learn how you can prepare a valid will during coronavirus, while staying safe.
Learn how to prepare a will that’s valid under the law.
Are you making changes to your will during the current coronavirus pandemic? See our information on preparing or updating your will during coronavirus. We walk you through some important things to consider at this time. As well, we provide tips for how to sign and witness a will safely.
Test your knowledge: Preparing your will
You can make a will on your own, or have a lawyer or a notary public help you. There are rules that must be followed, no matter how simple the will. Learn how to prepare a will that’s valid under the law.
Things to consider when choosing an executor.
With this quick checklist, you can check whether you’ve covered your bases when creating your will.
This publication covers how to prepare a will in BC, what to consider when appointing an executor, and next steps after the will is finished.Read more
This publication brings together four titles from People's Law School on planning for aging and dealing with death. Read more