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Clients may need to revise their wills if they’ve named out-of-jurisdiction executors

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New rules may allow more executors without a legal background to apply for probate

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Bill 245 has received royal assent, which also means that Ontario is a substantive compliance province and virtual will witnessing is permanent

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The web-based platform was previously available only in Ontario and Quebec

  • By: Staff
  • April 22, 2021 April 22, 2021
  • 15:23
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A trustee’s tax liability has limits, a court case suggests

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The absence of withholding taxes can create unexpected consequences if no planning is done

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Planning for foreign assets may require multiple documents

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Clients considering the strategy must take extra care

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Some estate experts argue changing the law could lead to unintended consequences

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Ontario raised preferential share to $350,000 as of March 1