Edward K. Kaye
- Phone: 604.824.7777 ext 112
- Toll-Free: 1.800.677.8772
- Fax: 604.824.7770
- Kathleen Wiens
- 604.824.7777 ext 108
Ed is a partner in our Chilliwack office and practices primarily in the area of Wills, Estates, Trusts, and Estate Disputes.
Ed advises clients regarding estate planning, trusts and estate administration matters, including wealth management issues, the preparation of wills, powers of attorney, representation agreements, trusts and family business succession.
Ed also represents executors, administrators and trustees in administering estates, and acts for beneficiaries, executors and other claimants in matters and disputes involving testamentary capacity and claims governed by the Wills Variation Act, and Trust and Settlement Variation Act. Ed is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Abbotsford, and a frequent lecturer on many topics related to Wills, Estates, and Elder Law.
Ed also acts for many businesses and real estate developers in the Chilliwack area, providing advice in a wide array of matters including the preparation of contracts, corporate reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance as well as real estate development including strata plans, subdivisions and corporate developments.
Outside of the office Ed is very active in community affairs, having been a Director and President of the Chilliwack-Fraser Rotary Club, a Director and President of the Chilliwack Family YMCA as well as the YMCA Endowment Foundation and a Director of the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce. Ed has also been a Director, and is currently the President, of the Chilliwack Hospice Society.
Ed was born in Pennsylvania, and after being raised for a number of years in the United States, moved with his family to British Columbia in 1974. Ed received his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of British Columbia before moving east to obtain his law degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax. On his return to British Columbia in 1989, Ed articled and practiced with a Chilliwack law firm before joining Waterstone in 1997.
Ed has a busy family life, and fills any spare time he can find participating in basketball, golf, and traveling.
What our clients have said about Edward K. Kaye
Lawyer Ed Kaye and Paralegal Kathleen Wiens were so helpful in settling our legal issues and guided us through what could have been an overwhelming experience but really wasn’t!! Emails and phone calls were responded to in a timely manner (even on weekends!) and my sisters and I felt like… read more »
I initially met Ed Kaye when my wife and I were assisting my Mother-In-Law with her affairs in Chilliwack. My Mother-In-Law spoke highly of Ed Kaye and when I sat in on a couple of meetings, I was impressed with how he was able to relate with a senior in… read more »
I first came into contact with Ed Kaye nearly 15 years ago when he was working on the other side of a transaction that I was involved with. I was so impressed with Ed and his handling of the matter that I promptly moved all of my work over to… read more »