Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Thursday June 22, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. When a person dies in Ontario, and no next of kin claims an inheritance from the Estate, the government attempts to locate a surviving relative The Ontario Public Guardian and Trustee may take ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Thursday June 15, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. When a person is married in Ontario, the marriage automatically revokes a prior Last Will made by that person. The sole exception to this rule is a Last Will that is specifically made ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Thursday June 1, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. For an Ontario will to be valid, it must be signed by the person making the will and be witnessed by two people who are not beneficiaries under the will. A holograph will ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday April 27, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A last will can leave instructions for who will have custody of the deceased’s children. These custody appointments are valid for 90 days. After that, the court must make a permanent appointment. For more ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Thursday March 23, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. Ontario strictly requires that a Will be signed by the person making the will and be witnessed by two people who are not beneficiaries. If these formal requirements are not met, a Will ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFacts from Wise Law for Thursday March 16, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net A Last Will must provide adequately for dependents who relied on the testator for financial support. ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday March 9, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net When a person dies in Ontario, and no next of kin claims an inheritance from the ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday March 9, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net When a person dies in Ontario, and no next of kin claims an inheritance from the ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday March 2, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Mar 2, 2017 at 7:43am PST When ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday March 2, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Mar 2, 2017 at 7:43am PST When ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday February 16, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, and Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Feb 16, 2017 at 6:31am PST ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday February 16, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, and Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Feb 16, 2017 at 6:31am PST ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday January 26, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 26, 2017 at 6:35am PST A last will cannot have provisions that run contrary to public policy. For instance, a will cannot descriminate against ...

Wise Law Blog: Can Your Last Will and Testament Prevent Your Ex From Getting Child Custody After Your Death?

BY PAUL ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYER After a marital separation, some parents will, for better or worse, go to unimaginable lengths to prevent their ex-partners from havingcustody or access to the children of the marriage. Can this fight continue after death? Can a separated parent use a last will to prevent the child’s other parent from ...

Wise Law Blog: Last Wills that Offend Public Decency

BY GARRY J. WISE AND PAUL B. ADAMCompeting February 2016 rulings by Ontario courts have left us with real questions as to when a discriminatory Last Will and Testament will be upheld in this province.BackgroundThese cases are the latest in a very interesting history of court cases dealing with Last Wills that have tried to create ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact form Wise Law for Thursday December 1, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 1, 2016 at 6:45am PST Where a person dies without a will, an intestacy arises. Ontario’s Succession Law Reform Act establishes rules for the distribution of ...

Wise Law Blog: Getting It Right: Formal Requirements for Your Last Will and Testament

BY PAUL B. ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYER Remember the old expression, “close enough” only works with horseshoes and hand grenades?Keep this in mind when drafting your Last Will and Testament.  The law is very clear about the formal requirements that must be met for a Will to be validated.  So, along with ensuring that your Will ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday November 24, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 24, 2016 at 6:54am PST For an Ontario will to be valid, it must be signed by the person making the will and be ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday November 17, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 17, 2016 at 6:59am PST A last will cannot have provisions that run contrary to public policy. For instance, a will cannot discriminate against ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday Octiber 7, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Oct 7, 2016 at 6:32am PDT For an Ontario will to be valid, it must be signed by the person making the will and be ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday September 22, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 22, 2016 at 6:25am PDT A last will can leave instructions for who will have custody of the deceased’s children. These custody appointments are ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday September 1, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 1, 2016 at 6:51am PDT For an Ontario will to be valid, it must be signed by the person making the will and be ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday September 1, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 1, 2016 at 6:51am PDT For an Ontario will to be valid, it must be signed by the person making the will and be ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday August 5, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Aug 5, 2016 at 6:45am PDT What happens to my property if I dies without a Will? Under the Ontario’s Succession Law Reform Act, if ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday April 15, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by @wiselaw on Apr 15, 2016 at 6:00am PDT A Last Will can leave instructions for who will have custody of the deceased’s children, These custody appointments are valid for 90 ...