Category: Wills & Estates

Family Trusts

Many people are uncertain about the best way to pass along their wealth to loved ones and wonder how a Family Trust may be...

Wills and Amortality

Tony Wyss-Coray, a Stanford University brain scientist, did a recent TED talk, “How Young Blood Might Help Reverse Aging: Yes Really!” which presents the...

Contesting a Will

Our clients often have questions about whether a Will may be contested in court because someone is unhappy with the gift received or received no gift...

Should I write my own Will?

A question we often get is:  “Should I write my own Will?”.  In Saskatchewan, there are two types of Wills which are valid:  a...

End of Life Decisions and Living Wills

Often people avoid talking to loved ones about their end of life decisions because they think of these discussions as depressing or uncomfortable, but...

What is a Trust?

You may create a trust during your lifetime or draft your Will so that a trust is created upon your death.  Both types of...

How to Plan your Digital Estate

Most people have a variety of social media and online accounts which will remain after they are gone.  The following link provides some guidance...

When do I need Letters Probate?

A good question for an executor to ask is whether an application to the Court of Queen’s Bench for Letters Probate is necessary.  If there is a...

What are Letters Probate?

Letters Probate is a court order appointing a person as executor of an estate.  This order gives the appointed executor the authority to transfer or sell...