CBE Paralegal, Tjammie Overgaard, presents on “Wills & Estates Basics for Paralegals”, with the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC


On June 14, 2016, CBE Paralegal, Tjammie Overgaard, presented for The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (CLEBC) at a Wills & Estates Basics for Paralegals course in Vancouver, BC.

Tjammie’s presentation included a discussion on the importance of proper planning, organization and consistency in an estate planning practice, from a paralegal’s perspective.  She also presented on the rules, procedures and forms required to obtain an Estate Grant in British Columbia.  Tjammie’s presentation incorporated practical tips and advice for paralegals in implementing best practices, taking into consideration the recent developments in this area of law since the Wills, Estates and Succession Act came into force on March 31, 2014.

Tjammie joined CBE in 2012 and works as part of our Estate Planning team, drafting Wills, Powers of Attorney, Representation Agreements and providing paralegal support in all aspects of estate planning.  Tjammie also prepares applications for Estate Grants, and assists with transmission of assets, preparation of executor’s accounts and distribution to beneficiaries.