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What is a Certificate of Appointment in Ontario?

What is a Certificate of Appointment?

Applying for probate in Ontario often requires quite a bit of paperwork. Here’s what you need to know about getting a Certificate of Appointment in Ontario.

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What are the differences between an estate trustee and an executor in Ontario?

While the roles of an estate executor and an estate trustee may seem similar, there are some key differences that define these important jobs.

Ontario Inheritance law

Ontario Inheritance Laws; Explained

If someone dies and doesn’t leave a will, Ontario’s inheritance laws kick in. Here’s what you need to know.

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What happens when an executor is also a beneficiary?

An executor simultaneously being a beneficiary of that same estate is more common than you may think.

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What are a beneficiary's rights?

As a beneficiary you do have a right to remain informed by the estate executor on what the expected timeline is.

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How to Avoid Drama with Beneficiaries

Dealing with your loved one's estate can be overbearing and having a dramatic beneficiary will not help, here’s how you can avoid that

What to do with your inheritance

So you're set to receive an inheritance: Here's what to do

Talking about inheritances is a pretty charged issue. Here are some tips to help decide what to do with your inheritance.