$99 Dollar Wills

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

This week it hit the news that you can now get a will done for $99 if you go to Walmart and frequent a new law firm, Axess Law. The firm’s partners are very clear that they will not be doing wills for everyone (“We are careful about what kinds ...

Forgotten Bank Accounts

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Sometimes we come across “unclaimed balances” including deposit account, bank drafts, certified cheques, deposit receipts, money orders, GICs, term deposits, credit card balances, or traveller's cheques. Where there has been no activity regarding an “ unclaimed balance” for a period of 10 years and the owner cannot be contacted the financial institution ...

Do you have a power of attorney? OBA initiates campaign.

Monday, April 7th, 2014

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is starting a public education initiative called Make a POA Month for April.  This initiative is in conjunction with Trillium’s Be a Donor campaign. The aim is to educate the public on the benefits of making a power of attorney and similar to the Make a ...