Estates & Trusts

Jan 10
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Being named the executor of an estate is a serious responsibility that leaves the executor making decisions that may impact anyone who stands to benefit from a will or trust. Read More

Dec 6

When going through a separation or divorce, one of the issues that often comes up is life insurance, particularly the onus of one of the parties to carry a life Read More

Nov 8

Having a valid will is one of the most important steps towards building a complete estate plan. Yet, according to a recent article on the CBC, more than half of Read More

Oct 16

Funerals are usually, and understandably, sad affairs. However one recently deceased man from Dublin, Ireland, has been making headlines after playing a rather funny, if not dark, prank on guests Read More

Sep 26

When a family member dies, an obvious step for many people is to take out a notice of death, either in print or on a website. It may even be Read More

Aug 23

Finding someone to appoint as an executor or trustee in your estate can be challenging. An executor or trustee has many significant legal issues to address in order to protect Read More

Jun 24

Any complete estate plan, including a current, valid will, is one of the most important steps someone can take to ensure the financial security and well-being of their loved ones Read More

Jun 21

It’s natural to look at estate planning as a way to prepare for the future, provide for loved ones, and reduce the likelihood of litigation after a death. In the Read More

May 30

When families are preparing their estate to help look after a disabled relative, they may consider putting money into what’s known as a “Henson trust,” which is a trust where Read More

Apr 26

It is natural for parents to want to help their children. This can be exercised in a number of ways, from helping children with education costs to helping them obtain Read More