Posts Tagged 'wills'

Do’s and Don’ts of Naming an Executor

Do’s and Don’ts of Naming an Executor

Written by Dave Laemers & Jennifer Black

Posted in conjunction with Basic Funerals

Typically, people don’t consider naming an executor of their own will until they are well past middle-age. This is when they consider themselves closer to death than to birth and thus opt to make the “proper” arrangements. This is one of the biggest misconceptions about naming an executor. It can be done at any time. This is especially important for those who have recently been widowed because they ...

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Beware the “Will Kit”

Beware the “Will Kit”

Courtesy of David Mills from Mills and Mills LLP.

Why should you not use a do-it-yourself “Will Kit”?

A form can’t ask all the right questions. No matter how carefully prepared it is, a “fill in the blanks” Will kit simply cannot listen carefully to your needs and circumstances and prepare a Will that safeguards your estate, minimizes taxes, and protects against avoidable and costly conflicts.

Seemingly minor mistakes can have costly and unexpected consequences. Wills are subject to very specific ...

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Why do you need a Will?

Why do you need a Will?

Courtesy of David Mills from Mills and Mills LLP.

You believe that you should decide how your hard-earned estate will be divided, not the government. Under Ontario’s Succession Law Reform Act, the estate of a person who dies without a Will is distributed according to a specific set of rules. These are often inconsistent with what an individual would choose for him- or herself.
You have young children. In a Will you can provide instructions as to who should ...

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Widowed.ca welcomes Langlois Konrad Inkster LLP!

Langlois Konrad Inkster LLP

http://www.lkilaw.ca

905. 272.4224

Langlois Konrad Inkster LLP is a full-service law firm serving the needs of individuals, businesses, not-for-profit and charitable organizations in Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon East, Oakville and Milton. The firm’s main office is located close to Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga. The firm also has a satellite office in Caledon East where clients can schedule an appointment with one of the firm’s lawyers.

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