Make a Will Week

zachary rogers

There is no Will – What Happens if my Minor Children Survive Me?

Zachary Rogers, AssociateClark Wilson LLP Under the the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA), there is a mandatory distribution scheme for estates when an individual dies without a will. However, what happens to the guardianship and inheritance of your minor children, if you die without a will? Guardianship of Minor Children Under British Columbia’s Family […]

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Sandy Abley, Money Coach and Consultant

What Happens When You Die Without A Will?

Sandy Abley, Money Coach and ConsultantThe Wealth Doc According to a recent survey by Lawyers’ Professional Indemity Co. (LawPro), the majority of Canadians (56%) do not have a signed Will. There are various reasons for this: people feel they are too young, they don’t have a lot of assets, they don’t want to think about […]

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Jessica Lo
Manager Estate Planning & Lawyer

What is an Executor and Who Should I Name?

Jessica Lo, Manager of Estate Planning & LawyerSolus Trust Company Limited While you have probably heard that is important to have a proper Will, note that good planning under that Will includes naming a good executor.  The executor is critical to carrying out of the Will-maker’s wishes as this person will be legally responsible for […]

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Rebecca Cynader, Associate, Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

Death and Taxes

Rebecca Cynader, Associate, Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP What happens to your assets when you die? When will the Canada Revenue Agency come knocking? What kind of planning can you do in advance to help your executor and beneficiaries to get the most out of your estate? These are all questions you may be […]

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