Listen to Hull on Estates #410 – Volunteering with Junior Achievement of Canada. This week on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Nick Esterbauer discuss their experience volunteering with Junior Achievement of Canada and the importance of teaching youth about financial planning.
It has long been held that in order to equitably distribute a State pension (or other defined benefit pension), you apply a percentage of the coverture fraction to determine what the non-employed spouse shall receive upon the employed spouse’s retirement.
If you don’t have a sense of humor, you’re not going to last very long in private practice — especially as a litigator.
Re Beddoe; Downes v. Cottam,  1 Ch. 548 (Eng. C.A.), is a seminal case in trusts law and stands for the proposition that a judge may pre-approve litigation by a trustee on behalf of a trust as a proper expense.
In a recent appearance before the Senate Finance Committee, the financial team of new Governor Kenneth Mapp shared that the Government of the Virgin Islands, with projected revenues falling well short of the $737.6 million appropriated this year, has found itself with a $133 million budget shortfall for the current fiscal year.
Last week I came across an interesting Financial Post article discussing the generation known as “Millennials”. The Millennial generation is generally comprised of individuals born between 1980 and the late 1990s or mid-2000s. The article discusses recent reports dealing with the emergence of Millennials as a driving force in the economy.
Low Energy Prices, Low Interest Rates, Rise in Federal Estate Tax Make Estate Freeze Transactions Attractive
The recent downturn in energy prices has given consumers a welcomed break at the gasoline pump. The people producing the energy, however, from landowners, to oil companies, to oil field service providers, have felt the full negative effects of the steep price decline.
Who Will Update My Status When I’m Dead?: The Biggest Social Media Platforms’ Policies On Deceased-User Accounts
It’s often said that, when it comes to regulating technology, U.S. laws aren’t up to speed. That includes U.S. trusts and estates laws, which, in many cases, do not say much about what happens to your digital assets after you die.
Sometimes it is the most simple questions that are the most difficult. The Estates Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.21 provides that a person “having or pretending to have an interest in the property affected by the will” must be served with an Objection but not much more.