Archive for the ‘Wills’ Category

Can an executor act as a witness to a Will?

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Two witnesses are sometimes hard to find. In a pinch, could an individual who is appointed as an executor under a Will act as a witness to that Will? In Ontario, the rules governing the formalities of Wills, including the eligibility of witnesses, are set out in the Succession Law Reform ...

Incenting From Beyond the Grave!!

Monday, June 6th, 2016

This Blog today written by : Robert Boyd,LLB., Senior Manager at ScotiaWealth Management Although the title of this blog is largely tongue-in- cheek, there is some validity to exploring how trusts can be used to incentivise or encourage the next generation to be successful or at the very least contributing to ...