The Cottage Conundrum

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Oh, what do to about the family cottage? This is often a head-scratcher for clients of mine working through their estate plan. The same conundrum besets my clients with farm or recreational properties… it doesn’t need to be a family …

How Often Should I Review My Will?

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How often should I review my Will? This is perhaps one of the most common questions that I get asked. It seems like a fairly simple question, but the answer is actually more complicated, and really comes down to “it …

My Lawyer is Retiring… Now What?

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The short answer, generally speaking, is that it is simple and costs nothing to change lawyers or to transfer your Wills and Power of Attorney documents to another law firm. These questions are top-of-mind because there are a number of …

Social Media & Your Will

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Chances are you are on Facebook or another social media platform in order to stay connected with friends and family. You might also have a blog or website. Have you ever considered what would happen to your social media profiles, …

Your Wishes for Long Term Care

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Your Power of Attorney for Personal Care is a very important document regarding your health care in the event that you are not capable of making your own decisions in the future. Most do not realize that you can include …

Who Will Care For Your Pet?

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We have all heard the story about the billionaire heiress who left her entire estate to her beloved pooch. Now, I myself am a dog owner, but most of us would agree that this was a bit drastic. That being …

Frequently Asked Questions

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I am frequently asked the following questions: My lawyer is retiring, what do I do? Is it difficult or expensive to change lawyers? The short answer, generally speaking, is that it is simple and costs nothing to change lawyers or …