See our publication on Being an Executor for people who have been appointed as executor in a will.
For advice on settling an estate, some of the options for free or low-cost legal help may be helpful.
The Public Guardian and Trustee of BC is a government office that can manage an estate, for a fee, when the executor is not able or willing to do so, or when someone dies without a will.
The Society of Notaries Public of BC offers a list of notaries in the province. A notary public can help certifying legal documents.