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Elder Financial Abuse

Elder Financial Abuse

Elder Abuse Elder abuse takes many forms. While physical abuse occurs regularly, the criminal code addressees that issue (imperfectly, but addresses nonetheless). Financial abuse, however, is much harder to address. In the case of physical abuse, physical injuries would (in most cases) spark an investigation. […]

FAQs about wills or last testaments

FAQs about wills or last testaments

Top 6 questions people have when I prepare wills or last testaments. 1.  How many executors can I appoint? There is no limit to the number of executors you appoint.  You can appoint just one with an alternate (in the event the first one appointed […]

Pre-printed Will Kits – Friends or Foe?

Pre-printed Will Kits – Friends or Foe?

In the past, I’ve discussed how will kits are problematic in Manitoba.  I briefly discuss them here and here. In this post, I want to expand on the reason why a will kit creates challenges in Manitoba.  If it clearly expresses the intention of the testator […]

Will: Why you need one.

Will: Why you need one.

We all know we should have a Will.  However, many of us don’t. Why? I am speculating, but my guess is that preparing one is one of those tasks that just creates work and, other than the relief of knowing your affairs are in order, […]