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  • Death and taxes

    Last week I presented a webinar called “Taxation of the Average Estate” through  www.seminarpartners.ca. About 100 lawyers across the country tuned in, which was great. Taxation of estates is one of those things that I feel I never know enough about, and I keep learning all that I can so that I can … Read more »

  • Famous wills in history
  • Funny legal terms

    The post below first appeared on this blog 10 years ago when I first started blogging. I hope you still find it amusing! When people think about the law, having a chuckle isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But many of us who work in this serious profession like to take every opportunity to sm … Read more »

  • OPP warn families to limit personal information in funeral notices

    Just when you think people can sink no lower, they go and prove you wrong. Recently the Ontario Provincial Police started warning the public to be careful about sharing addresses and other information in published funeral notices and obituaries. There has been an uptick in the number of thieves who … Read more »

  • This could be the all-time most ignored piece of personal-finance advice

    Thanks to one of my regular readers for pointing out this article to me. It was written by Rob Carrick in the Globe and Mail and discusses the increased need for a will in this age of digital assets. I know, I know, you think you don’t have digital assets. That’s what people tell me on a regular bas … Read more »