How have the courts interpreted the general principles of the BCSC in determining whether a will maker was a cause of litigation?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Conner Estate v Worthing, 2020 BCSC 1012 (CanLII):

An exception to the general rule may be found where the will maker was “the cause" of the litigation. In Leung v. Chang, 2014 BCSC 1243, the general principles were summarized at para. 36 as follows:

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