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Stacks Law Firm
Article discusses case in which former spouse made a claim on the estate of her late ex-husband 25 years after separation.
Cooper Grace Ward
Family lawyers can provide an understanding about separation, your available options and ways to resolve any disputes.
Pallett Valo LLP
In 2017, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that a grandchild born out of wedlock was not entitled to share in his late grandmother's estate because he did not fall within the definition...
Tapper Cuddy LLP
After a person's death, their estate can usually be administered without much contention on the basis of the Will, and by seeking a Grant of Probate from the Court.
In Ontario, the Court has recently emphasized that a cultural shift is necessary in Will challenges to prevent disgruntled relatives who are excluded from an Estate being able to force the Estate ...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
One could argue that the Government should do more by hiring additional people to care for those who have no one to help them.
Torkin Manes LLP
After a separation, changes in a couple's finances often result in a change in their tax situation.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
A passing of accounts is essentially an estate audit.
Clark Wilson LLP
Often, after a will has been made, the circumstances that led a person to make their estate plan in a particular way will change, and a new will (or a codicil updating an old will) becomes necessary.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Did you know that both the BC Unclaimed Property Society and the Bank of Canada have free, searchable databases?
Withers LLP
The controversial topic of surrogacy has again hit the headlines recently with the story of the Japanese billionaire who has fathered 13 children through Thai surrogate mothers.
Taylor Vinters
The uncertainty of the impact of Brexit on Families
Taylor Vinters
You might expect a settlement to include the wealth you accrued together during your marriage.
Wrigleys Solicitors
Did you apply for a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) or Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) to be registered between 1st April 2013 and the 31st March 2017?
Taylor Vinters
With increasing numbers of us owning assets abroad as well as at home, it's more important than ever to consider our financial affairs...
Tuohy Law Offices
You spend the better part of your life working and worrying about your children's well being. When it is your time to go, you can leave them with a legacy gift that secures their future.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
The following excerpt is from Divorce in Arizona (Addicus Publishing 2015) by Marlene Pontrelli and Robert Schwartz.
Day Pitney LLP
As a result, the media and public should have access to the McKinsey report and other evidence relating to the selection process.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Clients often raise three major complaints about the divorce process: 1) how long it takes; 2) how much it costs; and 3) the complete lack of control they feel over their lives while the process plays out.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Public Law 115-97, commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act"), was signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017.
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Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Solomon & Co.
The Maharashtra Co-operative Societies Act, 1960 allows a member to nominate a person or persons to whom his share and interest in the co-operative society will be transferred...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
President Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Dec. 22, 2017, resulting in several significant changes to the wealth transfer tax system, effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
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