The new court process for probate in Ontario

Effective October 6th 2020, a new process for applying for a Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee (also known as probate) was released to the public. The link to this notice is here: [...]

To probate…… or not to probate? This is the real question

What exactly is probate? If you live in Ontario the term probate has been changed to “Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee” (I believe the government thought that this new [...]

What if I don’t want to be an Executor??

There are many ways and processes to apply for a job. In general, when applying for a job we have some previous experience or formal education for the position we are applying for. If you are [...]

What is the difference between a Power of Attorney (property) and an Executor?

This is a topic that comes up a lot, I will be at an event and the topic of what I do comes up and the next words I hear are….”oh, yeah I am my (insert family member relationship) [...]

I am an Executor….now what?!?!

When someone finds out that they have been named as an executor for a loved one’s estate, the first thing you may feel is very honored to be have been trusted to handle such an important [...]