Land often forms a significant portion of the value of most estates in Canada, especially here in Vancouver. However, depending upon the nature of the land owned by the deceased, there may be unexpected liabilities associated with the administration of …Keep reading
Estate freezes are a common tool in the estate and tax planner’s toolkit. Their purpose, in essence, is to transfer corporately held wealth that has been accrued during one generation’s lifetime to another generation in a manner which is usually …Keep reading
Many people are familiar with the concept of being named the Executor of an Estate, but few are aware of the various statutory and common law obligations that come along with being named an Executor. One of the fundamental obligations …Keep reading
What happens to your Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Ebay, PayPal and other digital assets when you die? According to the current Canadian law, we do not know.
At the present time, neither the federal nor provincial legislatures have addressed this growing …Keep reading
The only thing worse than dying without a will is dying with a will which cannot be located.
The location of your original will is important. There is only one original will – the one that is signed by the …Keep reading