Your will doesn’t cover every type of property

Did you know?

Does a will cover property you own with someone else?
  • Yes
  • Maybe
  • No

A will deals with a person’s estate. The estate includes all the property and belongings they own when they die, with a few exceptions. When preparing your will, you’ll want to keep these exceptions in mind. They’ll help you see the bigger picture as you do the hard but important work of planning for when you pass away. 

What you should know

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in May 2021
  • Time to read: 7 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Kevin Smith, Retired lawyer and consultant

Kevin Smith

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