Inventory of Reforms
Wills and the Legal Effects of Changed Circumstances
In its Final Report on Wills, the Alberta Law Reform Institute (ALRI) makes a number of recommendations for reform of the Wills Act. The main recommendations are in the following areas: Changes that Alter or Revoke a Will, Revocation by Law, Reviving a Revoked Will, Admission of Extrinsic Evidence, Rectification, Failed Gifts, Beneficiary Issues, Ademption by Conversion, Legal Discrimination Against Children Born Outside Marriage.
Alberta Law Reform Institute
The report examines case law as well as statutes in other jurisdictions such as other Canadian provinces, England, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and Scotland.
This summary was last reviewed in Aug 14, 2012