Courthouse Library Print Resources
Guide to Wills & Estates
KN125.G841 - This guide is a practice manual for lawyers containing instructions, precedents, tips, and detailed procedures. However, it is written and designed for readers of all levels of experience.
Wills Precedents: An Annotated Guide
Peter W. Bogardus, QC and Mary B. Hamilton
KN125.9.B63 - This collection of sample will clauses and documents includes BC-focused precedents. The annotations and commentary explain the use of optional clauses and the relevant law.
Wills, Estates and Succession Act Transition Guide
KN120.W55 C65 - The Wills, Estates and Succession Act and the new Probate Rules took effect on March 31, 2014. This WESA Transition Guide includes overviews of the WESA and the Probate Rules, detailed tables of concordance, annotations, and emerging transition issues.
British Columbia Probate and Estate Administration Practice Manual
KN127.B75 A2 - This is a practice-oriented guide for British Columbia legal professionals. This manual provides steps on managing probate and estate matters, advice preparing and making applications, and handling difficult tax and conflict of laws issues.
Public Library Print Resources
General non-BC-specific backgrounders on wills:
The Canadian Guide to Will and Estate Planning, 3rd Edition
by Douglas Gray and John Budd (2011)
Write Your Legal Will in 3 Easy Steps, 3rd edition
by Tom Carter (2008)