Archive for the ‘Family Conflict’ Category

Life after retirement: Health care costs require careful planning

Monday, May 25th, 2015

My article on what financial advisers need to know was originally published in the Financial Post on May 13, 2015 The press has been writing about the greying of our population and how many of us are now living well into our 90s. Close to one in four persons in Canada ...

Intestate Succession & Keeping Up With the Kardashians

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Peters Estate (Re) 2015 ABQB 168 CanLII is an Alberta decision that raises interesting issues about whether the intestacy rules can result in an injustice when applied to blended families. In 2013, Ileen Peters (“Ileen”) died without a will. Her husband, Lester Peters (“Lester”), pre-deceased her in 2009. Lester and Ileen ...

Today is National Advance Care Planning Day- so Speak UP

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Today is National Advance Care Planning Day. If this blog is the only place you are hearing about Advance Care Planning today, then please share it, because it likely means you are not alone! This is the ‘Speak Up’ campaign and by making this a National event, ...