Vital Statistics Agency
|The website of the Vital Statistics Agency of BC helps people register and order certificates that prove vital events like birth, death, change of name, and marriage. It also includes a wills registry to register the location of a will, or to search for a wills notice as part of the probate process.||
A legal relationship between two persons, whether of the same or opposite genders, that is solemnized by a marriage commissioner or licenced religious official and gives rise to certain mutual rights, benefits, and obligations. See also "conjugal rights," "consortium," and "marriage, validity of."
The process of checking the validity of a will, distributing a dead person’s estate, and settling their debts according to the instructions set out in that person's will. See "estate" and "will."