Mondaq Canada: Family and Matrimonial
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It’s common that engaging counsel needs to file a Motion to Compel Production of Documents, sometimes many months after our initial document request.
Crowe Soberman LLP
There are many personal documents that you must review and/or update on a regular basis. Many people don’t find time to deal with these very important matters.
MNP
Transitioning the family farm — that is, passing it to another owner when you are ready to retire or move on — is easy.
Clark Wilson LLP
We suggested that when the Wills, Estates and Succession Act came into force, the legal landscape had changed and interesting court cases would follow.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In July, 2014, Amanda Winters noted some of the difficulties that can arise in using joint tenancies as an estate planning tool.
Clark Wilson LLP
Have you thought about what medical care you would like to receive in the event you become unable to express your wishes?
Clark Wilson LLP
Proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act were released today which include the "Family Tax Cut".
Torkin Manes LLP
In 2005, marriage equality became the law. Following a number of court decisions across the country, the Canadian government finally enacted legislation which extended the right to marry to same-sex couples.
Lerners
I made a valid will setting out how I want my estate distributed upon my death. Can someone claim more?
Torkin Manes LLP
Family lawyers have available a broad array of dispute resolution options, including collaborative negotiations, mediation, arbitration, mediation/arbitration, arbitration/mediation, or litigation.
Clark Wilson LLP
The government tabled a detailed Notice of Ways and Means Motion today to implement a number of changes announced in Budget 2014, as well as other measures.
Minden Gross LLP
An interest in a family trust and gifts can be the subject of disclosure orders in family law disputes.
Clark Wilson LLP
When you appoint someone as your attorney under an enduring power of attorney, you give them the power to take care of your financial and legal matters even if you subsequently become incapacitated.
Collins Barrow National Cooperative Inc.
The Registered Disability Savings Plan helps eligible Canadians build long-term savings. Here is an overview of this government-sponsored program.
Torkin Manes LLP
The British Columbia Supreme Court has recently opined on when a Court can remedy the misdescription of a beneficiary in a will.
McInnes Cooper
After Mr. McCorkill died, his sister asked the NB Court to void the bequest because it was illegal and/or against public policy because the NA and its activities breach Canadian law.
Clark Wilson LLP
In estate litigation, the Court is often asked to determine whether or not a plaintiff was the "spouse" of the deceased.
Clark Wilson LLP
In a previous post, we discussed amendments to the Patients Property Act that will come into effect on December 1 2014.
Clark Wilson LLP
A family member or friend has died and you are named as the executor and trustee under their will.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Read Carmen Thériault, Q.C.'s article "More wills and ways to help business owners reduce probate fees" featured in the September 9-15, 2014 edition of Business in Vancouver.
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Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
On August 29, 2014, the Department of Finance released 100+ pages of draft legislation. Much of the draft legislation was to enact the 2014 Federal Budget proposals.
McMillan LLP
On March 31, 2014, BC's new Wills, Estates and Succession Act1 ("WESA") will come into force. WESA introduces new protections for beneficiaries of estates that are in danger of being disputed or deemed ineffective by a court.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Our Court of Appeal released thirteen civil decisions this week.
Collins Barrow National Cooperative Inc.
Trusts are important tools in Canadian tax and estate planning. Discretionary family trusts, in particular, have become common and are continually evolving.
Crowe Soberman LLP
There are many personal documents that you must review and/or update on a regular basis. Many people don’t find time to deal with these very important matters.
Dentons (Canada)
Over the past few years, the BC legislature has overhauled British Columbia’s laws regarding estate planning.
MNP
It’s common that engaging counsel needs to file a Motion to Compel Production of Documents, sometimes many months after our initial document request.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In July, 2014, Amanda Winters noted some of the difficulties that can arise in using joint tenancies as an estate planning tool.
Field LLP
For many, estate planning begins and ends with the preparation and execution of a legally valid Will.
Clark Wilson LLP
We suggested that when the Wills, Estates and Succession Act came into force, the legal landscape had changed and interesting court cases would follow.
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