In some provinces, a will is automatically revoked upon
the marriage of the testator (will writer).
For information regarding what happens in each
province, see What
to do when someone dies, which has links to wills and estate
information on provincial/territorial websites.
wills, in some provinces, can help to reduce probate fees.
It is advisable to have your will reviewed occasionally
by a notary or lawyer, in particular if the legislation in your province
regarding has been revised in recent years. A review can help to
ensure that your wishes will still be upheld under the latest legislation.
Having a will (or 2), and keeping it up to date, can reduce problems and
leave more of your estate for your heirs.
Revised: February 08, 2014