Services aux particuliers

Affichage de 1 à 10 sur 280

( Disponible en anglais seulement )

Stephen Hsia and Jillana Schmidt-Kim write on electronic witnessing and signing of estate planning documents

The Lawyer's Daily

Stephen Hsia and Jillana Schmidt-Kim’s article titled « Estate planning: Electronic witnessing and signing in B.C. » is published in The Lawyer’s Daily: When preparing an estate plan, British Columbians are generally advised to make three basic documents: a will, an Enduring...

Plus

( Disponible en anglais seulement )

Frye v. Frye Estate: A Refresher

Tax for the Owner-Manager, Volume 22, Number 3, July 2022, 11-13

When determining rights to property, many of us hark back to law school and our first-year property law class, where we were constantly reminded of the fundamental legal premise embodied in the Latin phrase nemo dat quod non habet, meaning...

Plus

( Disponible en anglais seulement )

Electronic witnessing and signing of estate planning documents in British Columbia

Much has changed since May 19, 2020. That is when British Columbia first allowed the remote witnessing of wills, enduring powers of attorney (EPAs), and representation agreements (RAs) to accommodate those isolating because of COVID-19 and the resulting restrictions on...

Plus

( Disponible en anglais seulement )

Does a promise to transfer property create an express trust?

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently dealt with whether a promise to transfer property created an express trust in Virk v. Singh, 2022 BCCA 153. Background Mr. and Mrs. Virk married in India in 1977, where they met Mr....

Plus

( Disponible en anglais seulement )

Why Estate Planning Matters for the LGBTQ+ Community

Estates, Trusts and Pensions Journal

Darren Lund and Brittany Sud co-author a paper for Thomson Reuters’ Estates, Trusts and Pensions Journal, 2021 Vol. 40 (available by subscription only). The article was recognized with the 2022 OBA Foundation’s Widdifield Award for originality, scope, technical merit, creativity and...

Plus

( Disponible en anglais seulement )

Choosing One of Your Adult Children as Your RRSP/RRIF/TFSA Beneficiary? Think -and Act- Carefully

Planning Matters

Stephen Hsia authors an article outlining a few issues to consider when naming one of your adult children as the beneficiary on a registered plan: It’s an increasingly common story. A widow has several children, all of them adults. She...

Plus

( Disponible en anglais seulement )

British Columbia allows electronic wills – A glimpse into Ontario’s future?

Ontario Bar Association Estates and Trusts Law Newsletter

Stephen Hsia writes an article on the promise and potential pitfalls of electronic wills: On December 1, 2021, British Columbia became the first province to allow electronic wills – fully digital wills. This development is welcome news for many Ontarians...

Plus

( Disponible en anglais seulement )

Multiple will mishap

Introduction A recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Gordon v. Gordon et al., 2022 ONSC 550 (« Gordon« ) shines a light on the importance of prudent drafting when undertaking multiple will planning. Multiple wills, when properly drafted, can provide...

Plus

( Disponible en anglais seulement )

Giving corporate assets by will

One cannot give away what one does not own. This concept is so fundamental that it should go without saying. The same is true for the principle of corporate separateness; that is, a corporation is a distinct legal person from...

Plus

Analyse du budget fédéral de 2022

Introduction Le budget fédéral de 2022 a été déposé à la Chambre des communes le 7 avril 2022 par l’honorable Chrystia Freeland, vice-première ministre et ministre des Finances du Canada. Dans son avant-propos, la vice-première ministre a commencé par adresser ses...

Plus

Affichage de 1 à 10 sur 280

Premier de classe

Miller Thomson a obtenu le rang le plus élevé (« Band 1 ») dans le classement établi par Chambers dans l’édition 2022 de son High Net Worth Guide pour la catégorie Private Wealth Law – Canada.

En savoir davantage

Miller Thomson on Estate Planning

Cet ouvrage publié par Thomson Reuters aborde les questions de planification et d’administration successorale, de fiducie, d’assurance et de planification des dons. (Disponible en anglais seulement)

En savoir davantage

Restez Informés

Sign-up to receive electronic communications, including newsletters on legal developments, event invitations, firm news and more.

Abonnez-vous