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Posted on October 16, 2021 In Articles, Wills & Estates

October 16, 2021 By Brian Babcock Except in very limited circumstances, in your will, you may only give away property that you own. This may […]

Posted on October 4, 2021 In Articles, Wills & Estates

October 4, 2021 By Brian Babcock Sometimes a will leaves it unclear “what property is in the trust?” This is particularly important where your will […]

Posted on September 27, 2021 In Articles, Wills & Estates

September 27, 2021 By Brian Babcock A valid trust requires what are called the “three certainties” – certainty of intention to create a trust, certainty […]

Posted on September 22, 2021 In Articles, Wills & Estates

September 22, 2021 By Brian Babcock Historically, estate trustees were not entitled to be paid for their work unless the will expressly provided for compensation. […]

Posted on July 26, 2021 In Articles, Wills & Estates

July 26, 2021 By Brian Babcock Did you know that if your estate requires probate, your intimate financial and personal details may become public record? […]

Posted on June 29, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law, Wills & Estates

June 29, 2021 By Brian Babcock The idea of a family cottage property being passed down through the generations appeals to many. However, without careful […]

Posted on May 5, 2021 In Articles, Wills & Estates

May 5, 2021 By Brian Babcock If you want to avoid having your estate consumed in lengthy and expensive law suits, you need to take […]

Posted on April 6, 2021 In Articles, Wills & Estates

April 6, 2021 By Brian Babcock No one establishes a trust, or makes a will, intending to have it result in disagreements or law suits. […]

Posted on March 21, 2021 In Articles, Wills & Estates

March 21, 2021 By Fhara Pottinger A trust created to take effect after you die must usually be in writing, because it forms part of […]

Posted on March 3, 2021 In Articles, Wills & Estates

March 3, 2021 By Brian Babcock As discussed in our article What is a Trust?, a trust usually requires one or more beneficiaries – people […]