5 more reasons you need to write a will now

January has come and gone but we’re still going on about the New Year’s resolution that should have been at the top of the list for at least half of Canadians — to write a will. And now that it’s February, it’s time to get on it, preferably before you take that next trip (March [...]

By |2019-09-03T18:12:56+00:00February 1st, 2018|

Don’t break this New Year’s resolution: Write a will

A resolution to write a will.  With the holidays done and gone, it’s now that time of year — the time to buckle down and get on with fulfilling those New Year’s resolutions. You know the ones where we all resolve to go to the gym every day, lose 10 pounds and maybe even call [...]

By |2019-09-03T18:26:19+00:00January 9th, 2018|

What happens when you die without a will

A will is one of the three most important documents every person should have (the other two being a Power of Attorney for Property and a Power of Attorney for Personal Care). And yet, almost half of Canadians don’t have one. Dying without a will is the safest way to ensure that you have absolutely [...]

By |2019-09-03T18:27:16+00:00October 1st, 2017|

Getting legal documents in order gives seniors peace of mind

With an aging population, it’s important to get your legal documents in order — and the earlier, the better, says Toronto wills and estates lawyer Lisa Laredo. For the first time in history, statistics show that seniors comprise a bigger share of Canada’s population than children, she tells AdvocateDaily.com. “If you lose mental capacity, you [...]

By |2019-11-29T17:39:49+00:00September 22nd, 2017|