About Being an Executor
Being an Executor is for people who have been appointed as executor in a will. It covers the steps involved in British Columbia in dealing with an estate after a person dies, including the procedure to probate the will. The information reflects the Wills, Estates and Succession Act, which became law in 2014.
Contributors to this publication:
- Legal review: Helen Low, QC
- Content review: Hassan El Masri and Joan Letendre, notaries public practicing in British Columbia
- Writing, editing and layout: Jaime Burford, Marisa Chandler, Drew Jackson, Gayla Reid
This publication was made possible through the financial support of the Law Foundation of BC, the Notary Foundation of BC, the Department of Justice Canada, and the Province of British Columbia.
Being an Executor © People's Law School is, except for the images, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada Licence. This licence lets others share, reuse, remix, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as they credit the copyright holder and license their new creations under the identical terms.
About People's Law School
People's Law School is a non-profit society in British Columbia, dedicated to making the law accessible to everyone. We provide free education and information to help people effectively deal with the legal problems of daily life.
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