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“And Just Like That”: Mr. Big’s big mistake and other take aways

This blog post has been written by YVONNE MAZURAK, Associate at Fasken LLP. Like many others, I spent a good chunk of my time off over the holidays catching up on “And Just Like That”, aka the reboot of the decade long 90s hit show which followed the lives of…

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Thank You for Being a Friend – The Legacy of Betty White

Today’s blog has been written by Jessica J. Butler, Law Clerk at Fasken LLP Betty Marion White was born on January 17, 1922 and passed away at her home on December 31, 2021 – just 17 days shy of her 100th birthday. “I feel like crawling under the covers and eating…

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Another reminder about beneficiary designations – Simard v Hall

Today’s blog has been written by Yvonne Mazurak, associate at Fasken LLP I’ll admit it–I love watching holiday movies. And the more predictable, the better. I recently watched one that hit many of the expected tropes: the main character returns to their hometown from the “big city” to reconnect with…

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Think about your Estate Plan before you travel…

Today’s blog was written by Courtney Lanthier, Law Clerk at Fasken LLP With winter sneaking up on us (rather quickly, I might add) and the travel bans slowly being lifted, we’re bound to get an influx of calls and e-mails from clients wanting to update their estate plans or check…

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An Introduction and Some Reminders about Charitable Gifts

  Today’s blog was written by Yvonne Mazurak, Associate at Fasken LLP   Hi AAEB community! This is not my first time contributing to the blog, however, it is my first time writing as a newly licensed lawyer and I thought I would take this opportunity to introduce myself. I…

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Don’t let your favourite TV show fool you…

Today’s blog was written by Courtney Lanthier, law clerk at Fasken LLP I was watching a show recently where, when a character passed away, he left his family a video message that included how he wanted to divide his estate. As someone who recently started drafting wills and working through…

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