July 28, 2016

Trusts and Their Use in Estate Planning

TRUSTS AND THEIR USE IN ESTATE PLANNING Trusts are similar in function to a gift left to someone in… [more]

Trusts and Their Use in Estate Planning Trusts and Their Use in Estate Planning

Accessing Bank Accounts of the Deceased

BANK OF CANADA - DORMANT ACCOUNTS If a bank account is not used for a prescribed period of time, the… [more]

Accessing Bank Accounts of the Deceased Accessing Bank Accounts of the Deceased

Bequeathing a Farm in Your Will

BEQUEATHING A FARM IN YOUR WILL The transfer of farmland, by sale, gift or other form of transfer, is… [more]

Bequeathing a Farm in Your Will Bequeathing a Farm in Your Will

Forcing an Executor to Account

FORCING ACCOUNTS Executors of an estate are required to disclose the value of an estate and to document… [more]

Forcing an Executor to Account Forcing an Executor to Account

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Misuse of Powers of Attorney

THE MISUSE OF POWERS OF ATTORNEY A Power of Attorney for Property gives one or more individuals the authority to deal with your assets and liabilities. If there are no limitations in the Power of Attorney (and usually there … [Read More...]

Managing Real Estate Assets …

If the Deceased owns a house or other real estate, there are some basic steps you will want to take immediately to ensure the security of the real estate asset(s). Consulting a a lawyer about these steps is critically … [Read More...]

The Importance of Power of Attorney for Property …

and why you need a Power of Attorney for Property. A Power of Attorney for Property appoints one or more people to act for you (they are called Attorneys, even though they may not be lawyers) in relation to your various … [Read More...]

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