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 [...]
Written By: NANCY WOODS SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL It’s always important to have a will. And that’s the case now more than ever. As I recently wrote, there’s been a legal change that will affect the wills of some couples who marry. Here are some scenarios that illustrate [...]
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. [...]
An estate is a legal concept used to refer to the total property owned by an individual at the time of their death. Depending on the jurisdiction, an estate may include the real estate, personal property, financial assets, and debts and other liabilities. Estates are generally managed and distributed by [...]
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 www.jacquesrobert.com to view her complete bio!