I am getting remarried next month – and my accountant told me that, unless I get some tax planning advice and act on it, my children from my first marriage and my new spouse could end up at loggerhead

Without obtaining tax planning advice, and thereby benefiting from having a tax-effective estate plan, an individual who marries for a second time and has children from his/her first marriage could leave his/her new spouse and his/her children in a major dispute following his/her death

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NDP Human Rights complaint.

My parents are aging. I heard that putting assets into joint ownership will make things simpler when they pass on. Is that true?

We are often asked if elderly parents should put their money into joint bank accounts with their adult children or transfer their real estate into a joint tenancy with one or more of their adult children.  

I wrote a simple Will to ensure that everything passes to my loved ones. That should be enough, shouldn’t it?

We often hear people say that all they want is a simple Will.  There is real danger in that type of thinking. 

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My mother died. Her bank says I need probate before I can access her accounts. What is probate and why does the bank think I need it?

My mother died.  Her bank says I need probate before I can access her accounts.  What is probate and why does the bank think I need it?
 

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What if my signature is very difficult to do now?

What if my signature is very difficult to do now?

I don’t have a computer, does that matter?

I don’t have a computer, does that matter?

Do you make house calls for wills and powers of attorney?

Do you make house calls for wills and powers of attorney?