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wills and estates

Wills and Estates – The Basic Structure of A Will

September 17, 2019

Wills and estates in Ontario are governed by a number of laws. These laws detail everything from how your will must be written, signed, stored, and more. This article serves as a basic guide on everything you need to know about your will and how to distribute your estate. You’ll find there’s a lot of…Read More

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A Guide to Your Last Will and Testament

September 10, 2019

According to a 2018 study, over 50% of people don’t have a last will and testament in Canada. If you’re among that group, then you’ve probably said to yourself – “I’m too young” or “I don’t have enough assets to need one”. In reality, however, many people who should have a will, don’t. Understanding A…Read More

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What Information will my Real Estate Lawyer Need for my Home Purchase?

April 16, 2019

In Ontario, when you select a real estate lawyer for your home purchase, you will be required to provide the lawyer with a number of materials prior to closing.  Below, we explain what those materials are, how you can obtain them, and why your real estate lawyer will need them. Here’s What You Need Agreement…Read More

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Spousal Consent for your Home Sale

April 11, 2019

When you sell property, your Toronto real estate lawyer will require that all registered owners sign the transfer documents.   When a married couple buys a home, both parties are generally the registered owners, or on title. When only one spouse in on title, the other is most often required to sign the documents even though…Read More

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Power of Sale

April 9, 2019

Obtaining a mortgage from a financial institution is a common thing to do when purchasing a home. Mortgage documents that a buyer must sign include standard terms, which outline the resources available to the bank in the event of non-payment by the borrower.  One such recourse is the bank’s power of sale. Notice of Sale…Read More