Trusts

How To Properly Appoint an Attorney For Property or Personal Care

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 06.24.2014 | Canada
Suzana Popovic-Montag

When appointing an attorney for property or personal care, it may be wise to request that they obtain legal advice with respect to its use to the grantor's benefit, when effective. Legal advice may come at a cost, but that expense is miniscule in comparison to litigation that may be caused by the misuse or abuse of a power of attorney, including a contested application to pass accounts.

Transferring Wealth Efficiently

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada
Suzana Popovic-Montag

As we move towards and progress through the largest intergenerational transfer of wealth in history, people are looking for ways to improve the effici...

The Many Ways You Can Be Disinherited

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 03.31.2013 | Canada Business
Suzana Popovic-Montag

When most people hear that someone has been "disinherited," they usually think of someone who has been written out of someone else's will. While this certainly is the classic definition of disinheritance, it is not the only way that a person can be excluded from an estate.