An 84-year old father made a new will after suffering from a stroke and some age-related deterioration. His oldest daughter (A.P.) commenced a lawsuit to have his last will found invalid on the basis that he was incapable of knowing what he was doing or signing, and claiming that her younger sister had unduly influenced their father to write a will that favoured her. After considering whether the will had been made under “suspicious circumstances” involving the younger daughter (A.F.), the court determined there were not suspicious circumstances and that the last will was valid. Furthermore, the court stated that the older daughter was not a credible or reliable witness in the case. Jaimie Kidston represented the younger daughter, A.F. for the second half of the case: A.P. v A.F, 2020 BCSC 746, http://canlii.ca/t/j7srb

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