Ian Hull

Ian Hull
Hull & Hull LLP
Founding Partner
Estates & Wills & Trusts, Mediation

Co-founder of the Toronto firm Hull & Hull LLP with his father Rodney, Ian Hull practises in the areas of estates, trusts, capacity and fiduciary litigation. He also maintains a mediation practice through Hull Estate Mediation Inc.

Mr. Hull was called to the Ontario Bar in 1990 after receiving an LL.B from the University of Windsor and an Honours B.A. from the University of Western Ontario. A certified specialist in estates and trusts law and civil litigation, Mr. Hull is also a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

A lecturer at the Ontario Bar Admission Course and a guest lecturer for the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Ontario, Mr. Hull is also the author of numerous articles and books on estate law.

Ian Hull Posts

Effect of some criminal convictions on estate claims unclear

When it comes to the most heinous and clear instances of criminal activity, crime does not pay. However, Canada has yet... Read more

The importance of including pets in an estate plan

As their future care will be dependent upon the last expressed wishes of their masters, it is particularly important to... Read more

Event aims to raise $100,000 for Parkinson's research

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How to protect a will against litigation

When it comes to ensuring that a last will and testament is an ironclad, unfaltering document, there are several methods... Read more

Estate challenges on the rise

People worried about the possibility that their will might cause future family disputes can take some comfort in the fac... Read more

Additional office can help attract new clients

Operating a satellite office can go a long way in ensuring smooth transactions with clients - especially wh... Read more

Decisions show increasing overlap between estates, family law

A number of recent cases show the increasing overlap between estates and family law as well as the common issues which t... Read more

Exercise caution when using do-it-yourself will kits

While many consumers choose to create their own wills and powers of attorney using do-it-yourself kits, these kits shoul... Read more

Creative estate planning solutions for changing times

Although an aging population and ever-changing family arrangements may create new challenges and issues in estate planni... Read more

Dealing with digital assets in estate planning

With important documents, such as financial statements and tax receipts, being stored in on-line databases, technology i... Read more

Reducing estate administration tax through multiple wills

In the midst of the largest intergenerational transfer of wealth in history, many people are looking for creative ways t... Read more

The tax responsibilities of estate trustees

When someone passes away, their estate trustee becomes personally responsible for making sure that the deceased's t... Read more

Insurance Act amendments positive

Proposed amendments to the Ontario Insurance Act are poised to fix beneficiary designation procedures known to be compli... Read more