September 26, 2018

Formal Execution of a Will

FORMAL EXECUTION OF A WILL There are specific requirements in Ontario, set out in legislation called… [more]

Formal Execution of a Will Formal Execution of a Will

Regulations for Residential Fuel Oil Tanks

  New requirements for the installation and inspection of fuel oil tanks (above and below… [more]

Regulations for Residential Fuel Oil Tanks Regulations for Residential Fuel Oil Tanks

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]

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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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Collection of Probate Tax … Executors Beware!

IMPORTANT STEPS AND THE COLLECTION OF PROBATE TAX On January 1 2013 the amendments to the Ontario Estate Administration Tax (EAT and commonly known as Probate Tax) announced in the 2011 Ontario Budget became effective. There … [Read More...]

Independent Legal Advice in Real Estate Transactions

There are situations where one or more people involved in a real estate transaction will be required to obtain independent legal advice prior to the deal closing. … [Read More...]

Estate Assets …

When beneficiaries of an estate come to see me, they often are not aware of the extent of the estate assets. A Will does not usually have the details of the assets in it. There is a good reason for that. If you list the … [Read More...]

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