It is in British Columbia (summerand)
So then she really does only have a choice of letting everything dwindle in court fees or try to settle?
Also, my mom wants to know if the lawyer who originally wrote up her friend's will is in any way liable because he didn't write up a reason why etc.? / recommend this in the will
According to the lawyer, he can't represent the will because he wrote it up. She did consult a different lawyer. Settling sounds like the most likely option....sad though that the law trumps the deceased wishes.