Deceased mother’s codicil bites back

Help three brothers battle legal and estate issues

By Suzanne Sharma | February 2, 2016

11 min read

Why anyone can view certain clients’ wills

Why anyone can view certain clients’ wills

By Margaret O’Sullivan | November 27, 2015

4 min read

Don’t let clients avoid estate planning

More than half of Canadians don’t have a will, and 61% say they never spoke to their parents about estate planning, says the Ontario Bar Association.

By Staff | November 13, 2015

1 min read

How executors should handle funeral arrangements

One of the first responsibilities of any executor is to make funeral arrangements for the deceased. But what if the will doesn’t mention funeral arrangements? Who decides what happens at the funeral—and at what cost? Wide discretion Mary-Jane Wilson, partner at Wilson Rasmussen LLP in Surrey, B.C., says executors have final say on all decisions […]

By James Dolan | November 6, 2015

4 min read