Search
Searching Content indexed under Wealth Management by Field LLP ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
 
1  
 
Title
Country
Organisation
Author
Date
1
Is Spousal Support Available After Death?
Perhaps encouraged by the recent decision in Marasse Estate, we have another recent case from the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench addressing an estate's ability to claim spousal support...
Canada
6 Apr 2018
2
Rolling The Dice On Costs Of Estate Litigation
Alberta Courts have been busy on the topic of costs in estate litigation in the past few months
Canada
21 Mar 2018
3
Mo' Money, Mo' Administration
The controversy surrounding his death continues to garner media attention to this day and is perhaps best left to be explored in that forum.
Canada
12 Mar 2018
4
Double Duty: Executors' Tax Filing Obligations
If you dread doing your own taxes, then think twice about becoming an executor of an estate. One of the core duties of a personal representative is to deal with the deceased's taxes.
Canada
8 Mar 2018
5
You May Have To Keep Your Promises
Some people are good for their word.
Canada
7 Feb 2018
6
An Unconscionable Bargain
Generally speaking, the law will not protect you from making a bad bargain. However, when a transaction is so grossly unfair to one party and was obtained through an unfair advantage by the other party, ...
Canada
31 Jan 2018
7
North Of 60 Series: Estate Administration In The Northwest Territories
The New Rules are substantially similar to the Surrogate Rules, but not an exact copy. For example, the New Rules allow for a summary process with for administering small estates with a net value less than $35,000.
Canada
25 Jan 2018
8
A Different Kind Of Joint Problem
Parents who intend to transfer their assets into joint names with some or all of their adult children need to carefully consider that decision before implementing the transfers.
Canada
11 Dec 2017
9
The Devil Is In The Drafting: Is An Estate Entitled To Spousal Support Payments?
The recent Alberta Court of Queen's Bench decision in Marasse Estate (Re), 2017 ABQB 706 is yet another reminder that drafting legal documents must be done carefully and with a view to their long-term effect.
Canada
1 Dec 2017
10
It's Your Funeral, But Who Calls The Shots?
If you have a will, you may have spelled out your detailed wishes for your funeral in the document. Would you be surprised to know that your personal representative does not have to follow them?
Canada
17 Nov 2017
11
Define Who Your Children are in Your Will
Clarity matters when preparing your will and estate plan in Alberta. Even a seemingly simple direction to divide your estate equally between your children may run into unexpected problems if you have a complex family structure and are not clear enough about your wishes in your Will.
Canada
10 Nov 2017
12
The King of Pop on Death and Taxes
June 25th 2017 was the eighth anniversary of the death of Michael Jackson, the undisputed King of Pop. Albertans preparing wills and estate plans should look beyond the sensational headlines about the singer's life and the circumstances of his death and consider the issues faced by Jackson's estate when creating their own estate plans.
Canada
10 Nov 2017
13
(Don't) Live Together, Love Together
A frequent area of estate litigation involves claims by adult interdependent partners against the estates of their deceased partners.
Canada
2 Nov 2017
14
You Can Ask For Advice And Directions
Acting as an executor or personal representative is a challenging job.
Canada
25 Oct 2017
15
Empowering Your Loved Ones For Informed Decision-Making
If you lose the capacity to make your healthcare/ personal care or financial decisions, what will happen?
Canada
5 Jul 2012
16
Legislation Alert: The New Wills And Succession Act
The Wills and Succession Act ("WSA") came into force in Alberta on February 1, 2012.
Canada
4 Apr 2012
Links to Result pages
 
1