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Miller Thomson LLP
In Ontario, if an individual dies without a valid will, their estate will pass in accordance with the laws of intestacy, which are set out in the Succession Law Reform Act, R.S.O. 1990,...
McKercher LLP
Have you ever wondered what happens to a person's property when he or she passes away without having a valid Will?
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
As new trust reporting and disclosure rules come into force for 2021, the New Year will see wills, trusts and estates lawyers grappling with how the changes impact their practice...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
The unfortunate reality is that when it comes to incapable persons, and the Ontario processes to deal with disputes and rights enforcement for them, none of the available processes are without flaws.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Under Ontario law, adult capacity is task-based rather than diagnosis-based.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Whether it's a first relationship for a millennial or a second or subsequent relationship for others including baby boomers and seniors, these days more and more couples are choosing to live common...
Miller Thomson LLP
Domicile is generally not relevant to the determination of an individual's Canadian tax liability. Rather, the rationale for imposing Canadian income taxes on individuals is based on the concept of tax residence in Canada ...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
With the start of a new year and a new decade, we tend to focus more than usual on important personal goals and objectives. One goal to consider is creating a family contingency plan.
Pallett Valo LLP
You've built a business plan for success.
Pallett Valo LLP
November is Make a Will Month.
Minden Gross LLP
Wills and Estate litigation lawyer Sheila Morris' article "Death, consent and human reproductive material" was published by The Lawyer's Daily on the recent case of L.T. v. The Estate of D.T.
Fasken
As a result of the technology that supports it, one's online presence often exists, at least in some capacity, beyond their death.
Miller Thomson LLP
In a comfort letter issued September 4, 2019 by the Tax Policy Branch, Finance Canada indicated that they are prepared to recommend to the Minister of Finance that the Income Tax Act be amended to allow an inter vivos trust.
Miller Thomson LLP
A recent B.C. Supreme Court decision provides another cautionary tale about the use of joint tenancies as part of an estate plan.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
The end of one year and the beginning of another is a good time to reflect, recharge, and take stock. Even if you don't celebrate the new year January 1st, it is also a good time to feel grateful...
Miller Thomson LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada rendered a groundbreaking family law decision that will have an impact far beyond family law.
Field LLP
In L.T. v D.T. Estate (Re), 2019 BCSC 2130, the BC Supreme Court dealt with a difficult and challenging application advanced by a surviving spouse for the right to use her deceased husband's sperm...
Minden Gross LLP
In the recent case of L.T. v The Estate of D.T., 2019 BCSC 2130, the Supreme Court of British Columbia ruled that a woman ("Mrs. T")
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Whether you're a family-owned operation or a larger private company, a seamless ownership transition will inevitably take years of preparation and planning.
Siskinds LLP
Recently, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business ("CFIB") suggested that "some 72% of business owners intend to exit their businesses within the next decade
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