B.C. court varies will on equal provisions for testator’s children

By James Zaitsoff (April 28, 2023, 12:37 PM EDT) -- You cannot assume that if you leave your estate to your children in equal shares, the court cannot or will not vary it. Making equal provision for your children in your will does not mean that the will is immune from a successful wills variation action. There may be good reason to make greater provision for one child over the other(s), and the child who claims they ought to have received more may successfully bring an action to vary your will to receive a larger share of the estate than their siblings....
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