Estates Law Insights

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Alberta Court of Appeal confirms the Court’s broad supervisory jurisdiction over estate matters and limits of a “majority rule” clause

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Weighing the risks: Joint bank accounts & in-trust accounts in estate planning

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The Benefits of an Estate Freeze for Business Owners

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Amendments to Saskatchewan’s Wills Act, 1996 Are Not Retroactive, Court Rules

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BC Courts Validate Will Not Signed Due to COVID-19

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Manitoba Eliminates Probate Fees: Considerations for Future Planning

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Proposed Changes Affecting Step-Parents’ Estate Obligations

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Business Transition Planning for Food and Agribusiness Owners

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Considering Personal Guarantees Of Beneficiaries In Estate Planning

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Proposed Legislation Would Allow For Certain Beneficiary Designations By Substitute Decision Makers