How and Who to Name as Your Trustee

How and Who to Name as Your Trustee

The Trustee of your estate is the individual(s) whom you name in your Will, tasked with ensuring that all your assets and personal belongings are taken care of according to your wishes. The appointing of an individual in this position should take a considerable amount...
Estate Planning Tips for Unmarried Couples

Estate Planning Tips for Unmarried Couples

Daily life as an unmarried couple probably doesn’t look much different than life for those couples who are legally married, but if a sudden and tragic life event happens there are some big differences that can change the life of your partner forever – especially if...
What is the Difference Between a Will and a Trust?

What is the Difference Between a Will and a Trust?

Talking about death – and planning for what we want to happen to our assets after we die –  can be an uncomfortable topic for many Canadians. But estate planning is incredibly important for a number of reasons. If you have minor-aged children, it allows you to...
How to Talk to Your Relatives About Estate Planning

How to Talk to Your Relatives About Estate Planning

Many families find that talking about death and finances can be an uncomfortable thing. After all, having those discussions makes the finality of life seem more real. But the truth is talking about estate planning with your family members is one of the most loving...
Why a Real Estate Lawyer is a Must

Why a Real Estate Lawyer is a Must

The purchase of a new home can be an exciting time. Whether it is your first home or you are upgrading; whether you are downsizing after the kids have moved out, or whether you are finally moving into the neighbourhood of your dreams, it is easy to get caught up in...