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31 December 2020

Updating your will just got easier: B.C. legislates electronic witnessing

By Joe Fingerote

In September we reported on the introduction of Bill 21-2020, which included the proposal of a series of long-awaited amendments to B.C.’s Wills, Estates, and Succession Act that would allow a will to be witnessed electronically, by individuals in different physical locations. The valid use of electronic witnessing was enabled by an interim Ministerial Order…

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