February 19, 2016

Invariably, my clients who sign off on their Wills and Powers of Attorney exhale a sigh of relief.  I am not convinced that's necessarily because doing so guarantees them more monetary wealth.  In fact, most of my time with clients is not spent talking about money at a...

February 11, 2016

The Estate Executor has three main jobs; secure, protect and distribute estate assets.

What "asset" means has changed considerably.  The things that have meaning to people, financially and sentimentally, appear in digital format and they are intangible.  


January 10, 2016

There is no doubt that receiving life support is “treatment” as defined by Ontario’s Health Care Consent Act, (the “HCCA”) and it requires consent. What about the withdrawal of life support? Is the withdrawal of life support “treatment”, a medical procedure necessitati...

December 30, 2015

Your time and money count.  

Preparing for your (first) meeting with a lawyer can facilitate a quicker resolution to your legal matter and it can have a significant impact on overall legal fees.

Here are a few pointers that will help make your time with a lawyer cou...

November 6, 2015

1. You may not be here anymore but you may care what happens to your life's work after you die.

2. You decide who will administer your estate after you die.

3. You decide who gets your assets and how much (and not the legislation in force at the time of your death).

4. Yo...

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