Stephen Hsia is a lawyer with Fasken in Vancouver. He practises in the area of wills, estates, trusts, personal and tax planning, and charitable giving. Stephen gives advice to a broad range of clients, from young professionals and retirees to family businesses and large organizations. He takes a personal approach in designing solutions for each client, recognizing that no two clients or families are the same. Stephen is proficient in Mandarin and conversational in French. After living and working across Canada, the US, and Asia, Stephen returned home in 2014 with a goal of building up strong families and organizations here in British Columbia, united in a common family and corporate vision.
Stephen has contributed to
- Applying for a grant of administration
- Being an Executor
- Being asked to be an executor
- Booklet for executors now updated
- Changing or cancelling a will
- Choosing an executor
- Filling out probate or administration forms
- Immediately after someone dies
- In applying for probate, what debts do I list in the affidavit of assets and liabilities (form P10)?
- Making funeral arrangements
- My father died without a will. I'm told I need a grant of administration to deal with his affairs. How do I get that?
- Next steps to take after the death
- Now updated: Booklet on preparing your will
- Planning for the end of life
- Preparing Your Will
- Preparing your will checklist
- Probating the will
- Settling an estate: Do you need to apply to court?
- Ten steps to settling an estate
- What happens if the executor dies before the will-maker?
- When someone dies without a will
- Who is responsible for arranging the funeral?