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Resources – Wills & Powers of Attorney

www.hullandhull.com   This is an excellent site for wills by a Toronto law firm that is a leading law firm in the country for this area of law. There are a lot of articles and videos and podcasts of areas of interest. Your Law – Wills & Estates Kenneth Pope...

Wills Procedure

After completing the Questionnaires and Asset Information Form, please make an appointment with my office. To better prepare for the appointment please review my “What Happens at Your First Wills Appointment” under Wills and Powers of Attorney on my...

What to do when Death Occurs

The following is a simple guide of what to do when death occurs. For my clients: check the Will Manual for burial instructions, people to notify, location of documents. Contact the following: All Executors (Estate Trustees) named in the Will. Clergy if applicable. If...

Purposes and Meanings of Clauses in a Will

This article will explain the purposes, backgrounds and plain meanings of clauses found in my wills. A few of these clauses may be altered slightly to accommodate individual instructions. I have attempted to make my wills more readable and understandable to the...

Inheritances and Gifts to Children

How can parents ensure that a gift to an adult child, or a bequest in their will to a child, will not be shared with a child’s spouse if the child’s marriage breaks down? There are several actions a parent can make to protect a gift or inheritance to a...

Estate Planning for the Average Canadian

This article discusses in a summary way the many principles of estate planning that the average Canadian should know. The average Canadian is or was married or is living with someone, has children, owns a home, works or is retired and has or will have a family net...