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Brian Sweigman

Associate Lawyer, Goldstein, Rosen & Rassos LLP

Brian is an associate lawyer at Goldstein, Rosen & Rassos LLP, a boutique full-service law firm located in Toronto. He received his Canadian J.D. from the University of Windsor and his American J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy. Brian was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2011.
Brian is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Toronto. He is also a member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates Law Practice Section. Brian regularly contributes to the GRR Law Report, a publication featuring legal news, updates and commentary. He also actively posts in the GRR Blog.

Brian’s practice focuses on Wills & Estates, helping his clients with drafting wills, estate planning and completing corporate and real estate transactions. He has participated in a variety of transactions, including asset purchase agreements, and provides advice and assistance to companies with respect to ongoing corporate law obligations. As well, Brian has assisted in the development of comprehensive estate plans for clients and has completed real estate purchases and sales.

Brian is also an active member of the community, writing for Product Magazine, a Toronto publication featuring articles and unique photography about Toronto culture, and volunteering for the United Jewish Appeal. He is passionate about sports, playing and coaching baseball and soccer, as well as competing in local tournaments and charity competitions including the Terry Fox Run, Tough Mudder and Pitch for Israel.
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When You Should Write a Will

Typically, there are a number of triggering events which signal to an individual that it is time to organize his or her estate or will. If you have not yet made a will or updated it in many years, the following events should provide you with the necessary swift kick in the butt to meet with a professional and organize your estate plan.
02/27/2013 12:46 EST
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What Happens to Your Digital Assets When You Die?

In our highly technological world, individuals keep increasing amounts of private and important information electronically. As a consequence, a new category of asset never before considered in estate planning has been created: "digital assets."
02/04/2013 05:39 EST
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The Tax Implications of Death

As your assets grow and family gets bigger, it is important to ensure that you are aware of the tax implications of death so that you are able to pre-plan your estate and leave as much money as possible to your intended beneficiaries. Therefore, when you make your estate plan with a professional, it is important to keep the following tax strategies in mind.
12/20/2012 03:48 EST