Estates / Wills / Trusts
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Henson Trusts have ancient roots

While Henson Trusts are approaching their 30 th birthday in Canada, their roots can be traced back centuries, Ottawa disabilities and estate planning lawyer  Kenneth Pope ... Read more

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Document reasons for treating children differently in your will

Communication is key when testators want to treat children differently in the will, Winnipeg wills and estates lawyer  Cynthia Hiebert-Simkin tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Triggers to update your will: family changes

This is Part 2 of a three-part series where Toronto wills and estates lawyer Mary Wahbi  talks about the life events that should trigger a review of your will. In ... Read more

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Crucial for business owners to give thought to succession plan

It is never too early to have a succession plan in place that ensures the continuity or smooth transfer of a business and its assets in the event of the owner’s death ... Read more

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Deal with digital assets in your will

Testators need to turn their minds to their digital assets just as much as their physical ones, Toronto trusts and estates lawyer  Patrick J. Aulis  tells ... Read more

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Five more reasons you need to write a will now

By Lisa Laredo January has come and gone but we’re still going on about the New Year’s resolution that should have been at the top of the list for at least half ... Read more

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Estates errors: Common will drafting mistakes part 2

With 17 years of experience litigating disputes, and a legal lineage that dates back more than a century, Toronto trusts and estates lawyer  David Mills has seen his fair ... Read more

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Experience key for Henson Trust lawyers

Experience is the key attribute families should look for when seeking help to set up a Henson Trust, Ottawa disabilities and estate planning lawyer  Kenneth Pope  tells ... Read more

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Simplifying the search for a deceased’s life insurance policy

By Ian Hull Beneficiary designations for life insurance policies can be an integral part of one’s estate plan. As designated policy proceeds typically pass outside of ... Read more

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Joint tenancy a common source of estate disputes

Joint tenancy is a double-edged sword for testators and beneficiaries, Ottawa trusts and estates lawyer  Timothy N. Sullivan tells  AdvocateDaily.com .  In a ... Read more

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Electronic estate trustees a new reality

Social media has become such a relevant presence in our lives that we must start thinking about how it's to be dealt with after we die, says Toronto litigator  Matthew ... Read more

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Estate planning saves money and aggravation

Toronto lawyer  Peter Murphy  knows first hand how easy it can be to avoid making a will. Despite having a lawyer in the family, Murphy’s own parents were well ... Read more

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Blade Runner: estate planning in a futuristic world

By Ian Hull Could assets be passed one day to non-living beings, those created through artificial intelligence but possessing human-like qualities? Many of the laws that ... Read more

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Millionaire's handwritten notes wouldn't count as final wishes in Ontario

A Nova Scotia case — where a deceased millionaire's unsigned handwritten memos were ruled to count toward her testamentary intention — would play out differently in ... Read more

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How green is your estate plan?

By Suzana Popovic-Montag Climate change remains a leading topic of concern – and most of us have at least some awareness of our environmental footprint. Many of us have ... Read more

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Upcoming concert to benefit Heart and Stroke Foundation

Toronto-area estates litigator and mediator Charles Ticker hits the stage with The Faded Genes  on February 8 in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. ... Read more

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No will means big headaches for beneficiaries

Having a will in place can save the beneficiaries a great deal of time and reduce costs for the estate, Thunder Bay wills and estates lawyer Rene Larson tells AdvocateDaily.com ... Read more

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Demographics driving rise in POA litigation

Disputes among attorneys will increasingly come before Canadian courts as the country’s population continues to age, says Toronto estates and trusts lawyer  Suzana ... Read more

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Don’t break this New Year’s resolution: write a will

By Lisa Laredo With the holidays done and gone, it’s now that time of year — the time to buckle down and get on with fulfilling those New Year’s ... Read more

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Hull honoured with Honsberger award

It was largely from his father and former partner, the late Rodney Hull Q.C. LSM,  that Toronto estates and trusts lawyer Ian Hull was taught to give back, and his ... Read more

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