Estate disputes

Ontario Will Planning

Posted May 14, 2019
Ontario Will Planning Do you need Ontario will planning? This blog will teach you what you need to know. In the past there were companies that would create wills, be the executor of the wills, and administer the wills. Decades ago Canadian banks bought up most of these companies. These companies that take care of ...
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Gifting Your Estate

Posted April 6, 2019
Gifting Your Estate Taxes. They are universally hated. And unavoidable. But did you know there is a way to reduce your taxes by gifting your estate to heirs while you are alive? When you die, your heirs pay probate fees on your estate. That includes real estate you own in Ontario or hold in someone ...
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Can You Make Your Own Will?

Can You Make Your Own Will? Is it possible to make your own will? The quick answer is yes. Handwritten wills can be legal in Ontario. Even an unsent text message was honoured as a man’s final wishes in Australia. You could go one step further and buy a make-your-own-will kit. It all sounds so ...
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What Happens When You Die Without A Will?

What Happens When You Die Without A Will? Susie was 36 when she caught the flu. She never thought about  what happens when you die without a will. Her fever raging and gasping for air, she had a friend drive her to a medical clinic late one evening. From there, it was a quick trip ...
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Can You Change A Bad Will?

Can You Change A Bad Will? Can you leave adult children out of your will because you disagree with their choice of partner? Can you overturn a bad will? The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) says so. When a grandfather discriminated against his daughter because of her child’s race, the Superior Court of Justice ruled ...
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Contest a Will in Ontario

Contest a Will in Ontario

Contest a Will in Ontario                   If you are looking to contest a will in Ontario, you have come to the right place. Disagreeing with a “final hour” change to a family will can have costly and sometimes unhappy consequences. Brothers Livio and Franco Quaggiotto took their ...
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Newmarket Ontario Family Law Lawyers

Newmarket Ontario Family Law Lawyers Our family lawyers are happy to meet you in Newmarket to discuss your legal issue. Below are a list of legal services that ClearWay Law provides in Newmarket Ontario. We have a sattalite office at 9225 Leslie St Suite 201, Richmond Hill, Ontario. Call us at +1 844-466-6529   Family ...
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