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.
Make a Will Week
Try to use these 5 simple tips to break the logjam and get your will done. It doesn’t have to be perfect – you can always change it in future – but it will always be better than the alternative! During Make-a-Will Week is a good time to start.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]