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Steps to Take to Make Sure Your Will Still Works for You

By Solange Buissé on April 25, 2017

Lawyers are often asked by clients how often should they review their Will. Most lawyers would provide a very short and simple answer such as every 3 to 5 years, or when there is a significant change in your life….

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Why every week is “Will Week” at Taylor McCaffrey

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on April 24, 2017

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Will Week, April 24 to 28, is a reminder to all about the importance of having our affairs in order, our wishes met, and our families are taken care of in the case that you pass away. Whether it’s your…

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Know your rights: What to know about the inheritance process

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on March 10, 2017

According to a report by CIBC last year, Canadians between the ages of 50-75 are set to inherit $750 billion over the next decade. As a beneficiary, the law is there to protect your rights during a tough time.

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Know your rights as a beneficiary

By Solange Buissé on March 8, 2017

Executors of an estate have certain obligations to beneficiaries of an estate. When an executor does not fulfill his or her obligations, beneficiaries have certain rights to force an executor to comply.

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Taylor McCaffrey welcomes Solange Buissé to the firm

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on January 17, 2017

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Taylor McCaffrey is proud to welcome back Solange Buissé. Solange has rejoined the firm as an associate after spending the past several years working in-house as a Senior Estate Planner and Trust Officer at large financial institutions, providing estate planning…

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Changes to the taxation of Testamentary Trusts?

By Paul Prendergast on July 25, 2013

Government Invites Comments on Proposals to Improve the Integrity of the Federal Tax System by Limiting Access to Graduated Rates for Trusts and Certain Estates http://www.fin.gc.ca/n13/13-080-eng.asp This is the first salvo in the battle over the taxation of testamentary trusts. …

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