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Having co-executors for a Will can make your life easier. Majority rules! Less work for you. Stay diligent. You could be liable for co-executors’ mistakes or misdeeds. It’s up to you to monitor other executors in case they overreach their authority. Appointing an executor is serious business. Before you accept an appointment, make sure you…Read More
Think carefully about how you write your Will when you are legally married or live common law in Ontario. Go slow if you are separating or divorced. Newly married or cohabiting couples often have individual Wills. When you become a couple, assets can be intermingled, making writing new Wills a smart idea. Legal advice on…Read More
Gifts you included in Wills decades or years ago may fail if they are lost, stolen or sold. No matter how well intentioned your bequest was, probate may be caught up or delayed if your estate no longer resembles the Will you wrote. Before you put your Will in a safety deposit box, check it…Read More
Your divorce may be voided if your spouse dies before it becomes legal. Axess Law Wills and estates (Ontario) lawyers advise you on your matrimonial rights if you are widowed while a divorce order is pending or signed but not yet final. Since the divorce isn’t complete, you are legally still married to your now…Read More
Your handwritten or holographic Will is precious to you. Make sure it’s legal in Ontario. Succession laws require testamentary Wills in Ontario to meet certain legal requirements to be upheld in a probate court. Axess Law’s Wills and estate Ontario lawyers work with your draft to ensure it conforms. We make new Wills when your…Read More