A discussion on a recent decision by the Ontario Court which demonstrates how, in interpreting an unclear will, a court may consider evidence about the character and experience of the deceased and the circumstances in which the will was prepared.
A discussion on a number of potential issues and traps that tax practitioners need to navigate to successfully implement and maintain an estate freeze.
The new Act continues the prior practice of permitting a guardian to appoint a child's replacement guardian in a valid will.
An analysis of the facts and findings relating to a case that dealt with, among other things, the exclusion of trust property in a net family property calculation upon a marriage breakdown.
As Sergio Aguero twirled his shirt above his head in celebration following his title-clinching 94th minute strike in the final game of last year's Premiership season, few would have guessed the personal difficulties the Manchester City star was facing.
A discussion on the longer term trends in different investments and what history tells us about the likely future projections from investing in equities over the long term.
A discussion on the law as to how online items pass on our death.
An outline of the issues one needs to know if you are making a Will or if you have been appointed as an executor and now need to carry out your role.
If there is cohabitation by an ex-spouse who receives alimony, the ex-spouse is at risk not only to a potential decrease in alimony but also at risk for a total termination of alimony.
Last month the Pennsylvania Supreme Court put an end to what was a five year experiment with court appointed ombudsmen tasked to decide minor custody disputes.
The Delaware State Senate has recently passed House Bill 75, otherwise known as the Marriage Equality Act, by a vote of 12 in favor and 9 opposed.
In this most recent U.S. Supreme Court term, the Court has heard two cases involving the domestic relations of a state.
A discussion which lays out the options to consider when deciding on how to transfer your property or plan for your future needs.
It is important that you have updated financial powers of attorney and New Hampshire Advance Directives, clearly nominating your spouse (or another) as the primary person to make decisions in the event of incapacity.
Earlier this year, we blogged about of our colleague, Aaron Weems' post on our firm's Pennsylvania Family Law Blog, which advised that any recommendations by a parent coordinator would be given a de novo review by a court.
Divorce requires the consent of both spouses: FALSE
Wikipedia defines grey divorce as a "term referring to the demographic trend of an increasing divorce rate for older ("grey-haired") couples in long-lasting marriages."
Remember earlier this year when I wrote about the Superior Court’s ruling that a party has a right to a "de novo" hearing for a custody coordinator’s decision?