Make a Will Week

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When to Change Your Will

If circumstances have changed in your life, you may want to reconsider your Will. Celebrate Make-a-Will-Week and see if some of items on this (non-exhaustive) list of the life events may prompt a change in your Will.

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Jon Beaulieu

Considerations When Choosing an Executor

By Jon Beaulieu, Associate Director, Fiduciary Services, Solus Trust Company Limited Selecting the right executor for your estate will depend on your wishes and the complexity of your estate. Generally, you will have two choices: 1. an individual – typically a family member or trusted friend; or 2. a corporate executor – a company that […]

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Jeffrey Bichard

What Happens if I Die Without a Will?

By Jeffrey Bichard, Associate, Legacy Tax + Trust Lawyers “What’s next” can seem a daunting question when a person dies without a will. This article gives a brief overview on how estates without wills are administered and distributed, and some of the factors that might influence a person deciding whether to administer them. Applying to […]

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Krista Isberg for Make-a-Will Week

Why Do I Need a Will

By Krista Isberg Associate, Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy LLP You may think that because your estate is very simple or small, or because all your assets are held jointly with your spouse, that you don’t need a will; however, your will does more than direct who receives your property when you die. When you […]

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