This blog provides an overview of estate freezes, what an estate freeze is, the tax and non-tax benefits, and the negative consequences of freezing too early.
What is an Estate Freeze?
Estate … Read More
Authors: Ariel Lekas, Alandra Jessup, Sam Amelio, K.C.
COVID-19 has prevented many people from meeting in person. In a recent case heard by the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the pandemic prevented a woman … Read More
Author: Harmanjit Mavi
Elimination of Probate Fees in Manitoba
Probate fees were eliminated in Manitoba as of November 6, 2020. Accordingly, requests for probate, administration, or resealing in Manitoba no longer require payment … Read More
Authors: Ariel Lekas, Sam Amelio, K.C., Sarah Bidniak
Under current Alberta law, a child can apply for support while a step-parent is alive, but not after a step-parent’s death. A report (the Report) by … Read More
With billions in farming assets set to transition in the next decade, business continuity is more important than ever for food and agribusiness owners. Further, many food and agribusiness owners … Read More
Authors: Ariel Lekas, Sam Amelio and Jessica Hoskins, summer law student.
On June 11, 2020, the Alberta Legislature introduced Bill 22 which proposes to amend section 71 of the Wills and Succession Act.
The … Read More