Foreign Estate Trustees and Assets in Ontario

In this previous blog, Diana Tebby provided an overview of the process of applying for probate or, as she points out, what is now called making an “Application for a Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee with [or without] a Will”.  This process, as Diana writes, is the Court procedure for the formal approval of […]

Ontario Superior Court Case — Probate Fees and Double Wills

November is both make a Will month and financial literacy month — what better time to share some thoughts on a recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court on double Wills? Once we’ve helped our client with the substantive part of estate planning — the decisions on who gets the cuckoo clock, the diamond brooch, […]