Did you know a Will is considered a ‘living document’? This means as your life changes so should your Will. If you haven’t reviewed your will or estate plan recently, here are 4 reasons why it might be time for an update! 1. Your Marital Status has changed. If you’ve married or divorced since your Will was written, you need to update it! Settling an estate can be messy for those you leave behind. In the case of a divorce, you most likely don’t want a former or separated spou
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Without a will, a person is said to die intestate. This does not mean all their property is forfeited to the government. It means that provincial intestate rules in the province in which the deceased lived will dictate how assets will be distributed. In the absence of a will, the settlement of an estate can be delayed and unnecessary expenses incurred. If there are minor children, and no surviving spouse, the children will be placed in the care of a court-appointed guardian.
Selling a home is a busy time, to ensure the sale of your property goes smoothly there are some important matters to attend to prior to your closing. SERVICE COMMENCEMENT Upon receipt of your Purchase Agreement our team will begin working on your file. At such time, one of our real estate paralegals will contact you to confirm receipt of the documents and answer any preliminary questions that you may have. LEGAL FEES I strive to deliver the best possible legal service for re