Wills & trusts

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  • Some people prefer to keep things simple when making a will. It doesn’t get much simpler than a holographic will, but be warned: they’re attractively simple, but not always legal.read more »
  • While each province and territory has its own laws governing wills and estates, they are fairly consistent across Canada. Those laws largely protect the will and its testator — the person writing it ...read more »
  • When writing their will, testators often include conditions or restrictions to control how their assets are bequeathed, but there are limits. They may be your assets, but you can’t impose any ...read more »
  • The issue centres around substitute decision-makers and how conflicts can be prevented if people take the time to put their end-of-life wishes in writing well before they get sick.read more »
  • An executor is the person named in a will who manages the estate of someone who has died. It involves collecting assets, managing finances, and dividing up the estate as specified in the will.read more »