May 22, 2019

Specific Gifts in a Will

IT IS IMPORTANT TO ENSURE YOU HAVE A GIFT CLAUSE IN YOUR WILL If your Will leaves specific items to someone,… [more]

Specific Gifts in a Will Specific Gifts in a Will

How Can I Pay Probate Tax?

HOW CAN I PAY PROBATE TAX? When a probate application is filed with the Superior Court in Ontario, Estate… [more]

How Can I Pay Probate Tax? How Can I Pay Probate Tax?

What to do with the deceased’s cards?

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION - WHAT TO DO WITH ALL OF THE DECEASED'S CARDS? There are different requirements… [more]

What to do with the deceased’s cards? What to do with the deceased's cards?

How Can I Pay Funeral Expenses?

HOW CAN I PAY FUNERAL EXPENSES? When a person dies, unless they have prepaid for their funeral, this… [more]

How Can I Pay Funeral Expenses? How Can I Pay Funeral Expenses?

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Mediation in Estate Litigation

WHY USE MEDIATION INSTEAD OF LITIGATION? Estate litigation is becoming increasingly popular in Ontario. Estate litigation relates to many different aspects of an estate including: Whether or not the deceased had the … [Read More...]

Power of Attorney With Only One Witness

POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR PROPERTY WITH ONLY ONE WITNESS Prior to 1995 the law did not require 2 witnesses to a Power of Attorney for Property. The law was changed in 1995 to require 2 witnesses. Provided a pre-1995 Power of … [Read More...]

Holograph Will – Write your own Will

WRITING YOUR OWN WILL IS REFERRED TO AS A HOLOGRAPH WILL Contrary to popular belief, an Ontario Will may be valid even if there are no witnesses to the Will. If a Will is made entirely in the handwriting of the testator … [Read More...]

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