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As financial circumstances change, so must wills

  • January 25, 2018 September 10, 2018
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Common pitfalls when caring for a property

  • November 14, 2017 September 10, 2018
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  • October 13, 2017 September 10, 2018
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Depending on family dynamics, it's a structure that may make sense.

  • April 13, 2017 August 28, 2018
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Despite best efforts, some wills contain oversights, ambiguities or spelling mistakes.

  • March 10, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Most Canadians are familiar with the duties of an estate executor. But what are the duties of the trustee? And what happens if the trustee doesn’t perform them properly? Different roles; same people Anthea Law, partner at Vogel LLP in Calgary, says that, legally, an executor of an estate is distinct and different from a […]

  • October 7, 2016 August 21, 2018
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If you become a trustee, what are your duties?

  • September 30, 2016 July 17, 2018
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Paying estate debts: it’s one of the executor’s most important duties. But what is the process? Who gets paid first? And can creditors jump the queue? Discretion with solvent estates The answers to these questions depend on whether the estate is solvent, explains David Mifsud, associate at Ross & McBride LLP in Hamilton. “Assuming that […]

  • April 8, 2016 August 28, 2018
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Paying estate debts is one of the executor’s most important duties, but what is the process?

  • April 8, 2016 July 17, 2018
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In an ideal world, estates would have clearly written, legally drafted and current wills. In the real world, things aren’t always as neat. Sometimes, a beneficiary comes forward with a will newer than the one the executor’s using. What then? Remain neutral Richard Niedermayer of Stewart McKelvey in Halifax says it’s uncommon for a second […]

  • March 4, 2016 August 21, 2018
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