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Step mother died. Father died left step sister 30%,

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Step mother died. Father died left step sister 30%, stepbrother 30% step sister children equallying 25%, and daughter 15%. Daughter not estranged but never asked father for anything financially. As a minor refused houseing at age 15 and 17 and moved inwirh youngest step sister who she never meet. Always tried to keep in touch. The step sister was 10 years younger than my dad and the other two few years younger than her. I only want 25% so everyone is equally. No exlainarion as to why. My step mothers will it was one share each . Doesn't make sense.. should I contest the will
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

Hello! My name is***** you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

I am sorry for your loss.

I am not yet able to follow the facts.

Are you asking about contesting your father's Will because he left you less than the step-children? And you are saying that your step-mother treated you all the same so what your father did does not make sense?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I know I have legal rights in bc Canada to contest the will? Would it be worthwhile and chances of winning
Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

I don't know if it is worthwhile as I don't know how much money is involved.

If it is a lot of money and so the legal fees would be justified it would certainly be worth while making a claim under the Wills Variation Act as this seems to be very unfair and strangely so. I doesn't make any sense but it is simply unfair in any event.

The changes of winning would be strong from what I have heard in the post as it just doesn't make sense you should get less at all.

Do you see what I mean?

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Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

Is there anything more I can help you with at this point in time?