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So, you want to be an Executor – Take Heed!

Today’s blog was written by guest blogger Wendy Templeton. Wendy Templeton practices in the area of Wills, trusts, tax and estates at LLF Lawyers LLP in Peterborough. She is a well-known author and lecturer and currently contributes to the Diploma Program of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners of Canada (STEP),…

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Can an executor act as a witness to a Will?

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…

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Friendship is like money, easier made than kept

Paul Penna, millionare and founder of Agnico-Eagle Gold Mines Ltd., had a good Estate plan but he made one critical mistake.

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