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Knowledge and Approval To establish testamentary capacity, the testator must have both knowledge and approval of the contents of his or her will. Approval suggests voluntariness. However, it is possible to have capacity that is not subject to undue influence, and yet still be unaware of...

Did you know that marriage revokes a pre-existing Will? In other words, if you sign a Will today that gives everything to your common law spouse, and you get married to her tomorrow, your Will is revoked on the day you got married. But, you...

This is a continuation of our series examining a different part of a Will signed in the Province of Ontario in order to share basic practical knowledge of this important legal document, which can save you taxes and create a social safety net for your...

We will be starting a series where we explain a different part of a Will signed in the Province of Ontario in order to share basic practical knowledge of this important legal document, which can save you taxes...

According to early reports, the late Senator Zimmer may owe the Canadian Senate roughly $176,000.00. Auditor General Michael Ferguson determined in 2015 that Senator Zimmer had inappropriately claimed $176,012 in expenses. If one thing is clear from the trial of Senator Mike Duffy, it...

When a person passes away in the Province of Ontario, the Estate Administration Tax, also known as probate tax, is charged to his or her estate. The estate executors, also called estate trustees, are responsible for paying the probate tax out of the funds of...