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Estate Planning Basics in
Canada?
  • May 23, 2022
  • Hagel Lawfirm
While experts recommend that everyone undertake thorough estate planning, it is especially important for Ontario residents with children, substantial assets or a business.
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What if beneficiaries don’t trust the executor of a will?
  • june 20, 2022
  • Hagel Lawfirm
People who are writing their estate plans usually choose someone they trust to administer the estate.
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Becoming the guardian of an elderly parent
  • August 29, 2022
  • Hagel Lawfir
Most parents take very good care of their children, seeing to their physical and emotional needs. The shoe could eventually be on the other foot for some Ontario
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What happens when someone dies without a will?
  • Oct 23, 2022
  • Hagel Lawfirm
When someone dies without having left any written instructions regarding what to do about their assets and debts, it’s known as dying intestate.
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Estate planning: Naming a power of attorney for personal care
  • Nov 10, 2022
  • Hagel Lawfirm
If you are lucky, you will live to a ripe, old age. But aging is not always smooth or easy. If you are considering estate planning, naming a power of attorney (POA) for personal care might be a wise choice.
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Assessing mental capacity before proceeding with a guardianship
  • Jun 21, 2023
  • Hagel Lawfirm
If it appears that a family member may be having problems making decisions regarding important issues, there are a number of potential steps to take.
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How do probate fees figure into estate planning?
  • Feb 21, 2023
  • Hagel Lawfirm
It has been said that there are two certainties in life: death and taxes...
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The differences between estate planning and financial planning
  • May 23, 2023
  • Hagel Lawfirm
There are some people who need help in...
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The ins and out of challenging a will
  • Dec 11, 2023
  • Hagel Lawfirm
People who take the time for estate planning try not to make errors...
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Minor kids can benefit from parents estate planning
  • Feb 23, 2024
  • Hagel Lawfirm
It's likely the one single thing that leads most parents to plan for the...