What can you do in your Will?

Appoint an executor – the executor will be the person carrying out your wishes; they may also appoint professional trustees (who can be lawyers or professional trust companies for more onerous work of administering an estate); Has authority to file final tax return on behalf of the deceased; Usually will have authority to pay funeral [...]

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What happens when you don’t have a Will?

Distribution of your estate will be governed by legislation: the Succession Law Reform Act: Spouse gets preferential share in the amount of the first $200,000 in value of the estate; then the residue is divided between the spouse and surviving children, as follows: If only one child, then the residue is divided 50-50 If more [...]

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