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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
For the purpose of these provisions, spouses include married, common law and same sex spouses and children includes both minor and adult children.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Although many consider it an honour to be asked to act as an executor, the responsibilities involved can be complex and time consuming.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
People often have trouble finding the time to make or update a Will. It is at the back of their minds, but other things always manage to take priority.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
If you own assets that are expected to grow in value, such as shares in a privately held company, a portfolio of investments or land, you may be able to arrange your affairs so as to minimize income tax on any future gain ...
Clark Wilson LLP
Two recent BC Supreme Court decisions required the Court to determine when it is appropriate to remove an executor of an estate: Nieweler Estate (Re) 2019 BCSC 401
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
There can be many good reasons to enter into a Marriage or Cohabitation Agreement.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Many businesses are owned through privately held companies.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
An alter ego trust can only be created by an individual who is 65 years of age or older.
Duncan Cotterill
Having enduring powers of attorney and a well-drafted will in place is important for every adult, whatever their age.
Withers LLP
Having a baby is a momentous occasion in any person's life.Having a baby is a momentous occasion in any person's life.
Hewitsons LLP
The court recently held that an appointed executor under the Will who had lost mental capacity, can be replaced by her Attorney.
Hewitsons LLP
An unusual request highlights the importance of obtaining professional advice when drafting Wills. The gentleman concerned is not our client and is still alive.
Hewitsons LLP
A recent High Court decision highlights the importance of creating a new Will, where the testator's intentions have changed
Wrigleys Solicitors
Despite the proposed fees increase which was expected in April 2019, as I write today the fees are still at the same flat rate.
Wrigleys Solicitors
A family constitution can help provide structure alongside future-proofing the business.
Hassan Elhais
Question: If someone has chosen a beneficiary for their life insurance policy, does the insurance payout become part of the inheritance after the death of that person or is it only given
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Julie Frey was a shy 9-year-old when her father, prominent Orlando attorney and former Navy aviator Lou Frey Jr., ran for Congress.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
C. Baxter and Sandra Campos began a romantic relationship in 2006. They divided their time between their respective homes in Connecticut and Manhattan.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Two bills currently wending their way through the New York State Assembly and Senate, if enacted, would significantly increase the nature and amount of damages that could be awarded
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Whether due to procrastination, lack of follow through, or ignoring their own mortality! This article discusses a few of the major pitfalls we frequently see
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Hughes v. Liquor Control Board of Ontario, the Court affirmed a motion judge's dismissal of a proposed class action against the LCBO stemming from an agreement between the LCBO and Brewer's
Clark Wilson LLP
The case of Gully v Gully, 2018 BCSC 1590 provides useful insight on a peril of putting property into joint tenancy. The decision illustrates the importance of considering the financial status...
M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
Carroll & O'Dea
An overseas marriage cannot be registered in Australia but a foreign certificate is evidence that a marriage occurred.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this past week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The government has not proposed any legislation at this time, so the details of any reform remain vague.
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S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In Nigeria, the Probate Registry of most States is where all the activities relating to obtaining legal instruments to facilitate the legal administration and management of estates take place.
Legalstone Solicitors LLP
The Matrimonial Causes Act, 1971 (Act 367) governs the current law on divorce in Ghana. The law provides that, a petition for divorce may be presented to the court by either party to a marriage.
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