Probating the will

Losing a loved one is hard. And if you’ve been named as an executor in their will you might be feeling overwhelmed. Navigating the probate process might seem complex. Going to court probably sounds daunting. But you can do it. Full video transcript.

If you’re named as the executor in someone’s will, you may need to probate the will. Probate is a legal procedure that confirms the will is legally valid. Here, we walk you step-by-step through applying for probate.

What you should know

Apply for probate

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in April 2020
  • Time to read: 8 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Stephen Hsia, Miller Thomson

Stephen Hsia

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