Ian Hull

Ian Hull
FIRM:
Hull & Hull LLP
POSITION:
Founding Partner
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Estates & Wills & Trusts, Mediation
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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

Hull & Hull LLP named one of Canada's top trusts & estates boutiques

Toronto, Oakville, and Kingston law firm Hull & Hull LLP has been named one of Canada's top wills, trusts and estates boutiques by Canadian Lawyer . Read more

Prepare an inventory of your assets

By Ian Hull . Does your family and/or estate trustee know what assets you own and where they are located? If you answered no, you could be setting your loved ones and/or estate trustee up for unnecessary stress and uncertainty upon your passing. Not only will they be faced with the emotional turmoil of your death, but they may also have to undertake the daunting task of trying to piece together your financial information including your assets, debts, and insurance plan details, all of which are readily available to you today. Read More at Toronto Estate Law Blog Read more

Hull on the importance of synergy and mentoring

Toronto trusts and estates lawyer Ian Hull says working with his late father Rodney Hull taught him the importance of watching and learning. Read more

Hull to present at Law Society event

Toronto estates and trusts lawyer Ian M. Hull is set to present at this week’s Six-Minute Family Law Lawyer 2014 event, run by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Read more

Capacity concerns with elderly estate planning

While capacity issues are prevalent at any age, they are statistically most common in the elderly population, Toronto estates and trusts lawyers Ian M. Hull and Suzana Popovic-Montag in Huffington Post. Read more

Definition of 'fiduciary' often misunderstood

Fiduciary is a term that is often misused because of its complex definition and the variety of its meanings and uses, Toronto estates and trusts lawyers Ian M. Hull and Suzana Popovic-Montag n Huffington Post. Read more

Examining issues around predatory marriages

Predatory marriages can cause massive financial and emotional impact for the so-called “victim” and his or her family members, Toronto estates and trusts lawyers Ian M. Hull and Suzana Popovic-Montag n Huffington Post. Read more

Even celebrities make estate planning mistakes

By Ian Hull We’ve previously blogged about the importance of having a will here (and updating your estate plan here ). Too often, however, individuals fail to take the steps necessary to draft a will or set up a proper estate plan; this is even true for celebrities and many people of note. Read More at Toronto Estate Law Blog Read more

Ian Hull named in expert directory

Toronto estates and trusts lawyer Ian M. Hull , co-founding partner with Hull & Hull LLP , has been recognized in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as being most frequently recommended in estate and personal tax planning and estate litigation. Read more

Vital to plan ahead for potential capacity issues

The two core principles of capacity law in Ontario – maximizing autonomy and protecting those who are vulnerable – create unique challenges in the context of aging, Toronto estates and trusts lawyers Ian M. Hull and Suzana Popovic-Montag ite on Huffington Post. Read more

Intersection of estate, family law requires careful planning

When an individual dies in the midst of divorce proceedings, estate law often intersects with family, real estate and corporate law, creating a complex scenario that may result in litigation, Toronto estates and trusts lawyers Ian M. Hull and Suzana Popovic-Montag ite on Huffington Post. Read more

Vital for fiduciaries to understand obligations

Fiduciaries, such as estate trustees and attorneys for property, occupy a position of trust and must be careful not to find themselves in a conflict of interest, Toronto estates and trusts lawyers Ian M. Hull and Suzana Popovic-Montag ite on Huffington Post. Read more