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#1 Not having a will Not having a will is akin to not having an estate plan. Studies show that most Canadian’s don’t have a will. Not having a will complicates the estate administration process and fails to account for certain estate planning strategies that could benefit an estate. Ultimately,...

A 10-step guide to Estate Administration An Estate Trustee (formerly known as an Executor) of an estate has a great deal of responsibility for administering the estate that appointed him/her. Administering an estate is done with care and in accordance with the deceased’s wishes and the law. The winding up...

Confidentiality Agreements, or Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA’s), consist of similar ingredients which set out the terms that define the disclosure of confidential information. Depending on whether you are the owner of the confidential information or the recipient of it, the focus in which a confidentiality agreement is viewed varies, like two...

Intestacy: What happens if you die without a Will? Many people are concerned about what happens if they die without a Will. While each circumstance is different and complex family dynamics may bring into play other laws, below is a basic, a non-comprehensive summary of what happens if you die...