What results can I expect when I work with you to have my Will and Powers of Attorney prepared? From the moment you begin working with me, you can expect that my full attention will be turned…

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Although not a subject many parents like to think about, parents of a minor child (under the age of 18) should consider who will look after their child if both parents die. This decision may be debated…

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Did you know that a child under the age of 18, referred to legally as a minor, is actually not allowed under the laws of Ontario to directly receive a substantial inheritance? This is true whether the…

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Many of us consider our pets to be beloved family members. It is important to plan appropriately for our pets in the event of our mental incapacity or death. Immediate Care after Incapacity/Death Every pet owner should…

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If you separate from your spouse with no prospect of reconciliation or if you divorce your spouse, you should promptly review your estate planning and consider revisions to your Will and Powers of Attorney. You should also…

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It often makes good financial sense for spouses to name each other as the beneficiaries of their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF), Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA), life insurance proceeds or similar…

There are two kinds of Powers of Attorney documents: Power of Attorney for Property; Power of Attorney for Personal Care. In these documents, you legally appoint your “attorney” to make decisions for you. Although your lawyer might…

You may be surprised to learn that the answer for many of our clients is ‘yes’. Having two Wills can make things easier for the executor while saving the estate time and money and leaving more for…

If as a result of divorce or death of your spouse, you marry again or if you begin living in a common law relationship, you should review your estate planning and consider updates to your Will, Powers…

Executors and Trustees who do not reside in Canada If a person acting as an executor (also referred to as an ‘Estate Trustee’) or a trustee of a Canadian estate or trust is a non-resident of Canada…

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