September 22, 2019

Exceutor’s Authority and Responsibilities – How much?

HOW MUCH AUTHORITY DO EXECUTOR'S REALLY HAVE? The authority of an Executor or Estate Trustee comes from… [more]

Exceutor’s Authority and Responsibilities – How much? Exceutor's Authority and Responsibilities - How much?

Cutting kids out of your Will (Disinheriting)

DISINHERITING ... When parents draft Wills they occasionally decide that one or more of their children… [more]

Cutting kids out of your Will (Disinheriting) Cutting kids out of your Will (Disinheriting)

Options After the Death of a Spouse: Equalization

EQUALIZATION AFTER DEATH OF SPOUSE IS AN OPTION A Spouse has options to ensure that they receive appropriate… [more]

Options After the Death of a Spouse: Equalization Options After the Death of a Spouse: Equalization

Are Joint Accounts part of an Estate?

ARE BANK ACCOUNTS PART OF THE ESTATE ASSETS? It is not uncommon for parents to make their bank accounts… [more]

Are Joint Accounts part of an Estate? Are Joint Accounts part of an Estate?

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Investments Under Power of Attorney

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION - INVESTMENTS UNDER POWER OF ATTORNEY An Attorney acting under a Power of Attorney for Property is required to be careful with investments. If the Power of Attorney for Property of the incapacitated … [Read More...]

Probate Tax – How much does it cost?

PROBATE TAX - WHAT IS IT AND HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? What is Probate tax? It is a provincial tax imposed on the deceased's estate under the control of an executor or administrator. How much will the probate tax be on an … [Read More...]

No Will, Spouse or Children: Where Do Your Assets Go on Death?

NO WILL AND NO OBVIOUS HEIRS? NOW WHAT? Contrary to popular belief, the government does not automatically take the assets of a person who dies without a will leaving no spouse or children to inherit. The Succession Law Reform … [Read More...]

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