Are unequal bequests in wills becoming more common?

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Research in the United States has consistently shown that the vast majority of parents intend to divide their estates equally among their children (there appears to be far less research on the topic in Canada). Intriguingly, this is in contrast with inter vivos transfers – research has shown that children are ...

DYING INTESTATE AND TAX FILINGS

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

If you have been a regular reader of our blogs, then I am hoping you have learnt more than a few things about estates and trusts. At the very least, I expect that you now have a will if you didn’t before with executor(s) appointed and beneficiary (ies) designated and ...