Does a spouse automatically inherit everything in Ontario?

If you are legally married to your spouse and have no will in place they are entitled to receive the first $200,000.00 and a portion thereafter depending on how many children you have. If you have no children your spouse will inherit your entire estate. Your personal items will be [...]

2023-02-27T16:08:35-05:00February 27th, 2023|Estates and Estate Planning, Wills|

A legal change on Jan. 1 will affect couples who marry and their wills.

Written by: NANCY WOODS AND NICK ESTERBAUER SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL   Once upon a time, John Doe married Mary Smith. They eventually had two children, Bobby and Susie. They were married for 20 years, and built a life together. They had a house, two cars and a dog, Rover. [...]

2023-02-17T16:32:07-05:00February 17th, 2023|Estates and Estate Planning, Wills|

Estates News

Congratulations to Gabrielle Robert, she has recently obtained her Certified Executor Advisor designation through the Canadian Institute of Certified Executor Advisors.  We wish her continued success.  Visit our website at to view her complete bio!

2023-02-15T11:24:15-05:00January 13th, 2023|Estates and Estate Planning, Wills|

Welcome Riverside South and Manotick

We would like to take the opportunity to welcome any new clients from Riverside South and Manotick. With the opening of the new Vimy Memorial Bridge connecting Barrhaven and Riverside South, there are many new opportunities to explore on both sides of the river. Our office is located just [...]

2017-03-29T18:03:08-04:00December 9th, 2014|Announcements|
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