Preparing your will

What are my rights?

Do I have to give everything I own to my spouse and children in my will?
  • Yes
  • No

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. 

What you should know

Prepare your will

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Common questions

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in December 2021
  • Time to read: 22 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Kevin Smith, Retired lawyer and consultant

Kevin Smith

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