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By Susannah Roth, Margaret O'Sullivan
Owners of cottages or vacation homes often have concerns and worries hen it comes to succession issues. Alleviating or minimizing these concerns requires a review of three main types...
By Susannah Roth, Margaret O'Sullivan
For those who own a cottage or vacation home, who will inherit the property and how and when it will be inherited become serious concerns and are often worrisome.
By Susannah Roth, Margaret O'Sullivan
Concerns about inheritance of the cottage or vacation property, including who, how and when are often worrisome for owners. In our last article, we discussed personal and emotional considerations in planning for the succession of a cottage (or other vacation home).
By Emma Hamilton
In recent years, the importance of having a power of attorney for property in place for estate planning purposes has been emphasized given our aging population, and there has been corresponding growing litigation in the area.
By Susannah Roth
Since we are all human, where there's family, sooner or later there's friction. Unfortunately, all too often the family cottage can become the source of such friction.
By Margaret O'Sullivan
It's been almost three years since our last blog on the European Succession Regulation.
By Birute Luksenaite
Earlier this week, O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers participated as one of the gold sponsors of the STEP Canada (the Canadian branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) 20th National Conference in Toronto...
By Emma Hamilton
Millennials are a loosely defined group of people (those born approximately between 1981 to 2001) who are now beginning to enter the workforce and acquire their own assets.
By Emma Hamilton, Birute Luksenaite
Parents frequently provide help out of the goodness of their hearts without considering the impact this may have at a later date.
By Margaret O'Sullivan
The Tax Act reduces personal tax rates.
By Margaret O'Sullivan
On May 4, 2018, we celebrate our firm's 20th anniversary. I thought it would be fitting as well as helpful to reflect on one of the most challenging questions in family succession: whether children should be treated equally.
By O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
If you own a cottage or vacation home, your personal, emotional and financial commitment to it is often very significant.
By O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In our Advisory "Estate Administration Basics", we discuss general issues which often arise in the administration of an estate in Ontario.
By O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In this Advisory, we present an overview of the principles of trustee investment under Ontario's governing legislation, the Trustee Act.
By Susannah Roth
One could argue that the Government should do more by hiring additional people to care for those who have no one to help them.