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Hull on Estates #375 – Estate trustees during litigation

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Listen to Hull on Estates #375 – Estate trustees during litigation Today on Hull on Estates, Josh Eisen and Jonathon Kappy discuss the authorities and duties of estate trustees during litigation. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #374 – Removing estate trustees

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Listen to Hull on Estates #374 – Removing estate trustees Today on Hull on Estates, Jonathon Kappy and Stuart Clark discuss removing estate trustees, and reference the recent 2013 case, Hawkins v. Hawkins Estate. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #373 – Retainer agreements

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Listen to Hull on Estates #373 – Retainer agreements Today on Hull on Estates, Noah Weisberg and special guest, Jordan Atin, discuss retainer agreements. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on Noah Weisberg. Click here for more information … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #372 – Variation of Trusts

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Listen to Hull on Estates #372 – Variation of Trusts Today on Hull on Estates, Josh Eisen and Moira Visoiu discuss the Variation of Trusts Act. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on Josh Eisen. Click here for … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #371 – Safekeeping of wills

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Listen to Hull on Estates #371 – Safekeeping of wills Today on Hull on Estates, David Smith and Josh Eisen discuss the safekeeping of wills, and why it’s important to hold on to the original document. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #370 – Plene administravit

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Listen to Hull on Estates #370 – Plene administravit Today on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Doreen So discuss plene administravit in the context of the Mortgage Insurance Company of Canada v. Grant case. Click here for more information on Paul Trudelle. Click here for more information on Doreen So. Read: Mortgage Insurance Co of … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #369 – Uniform Trustee Act

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Listen to Hull on Estates #369 – Uniform Trustee Act Today on Hull on Estates, Jonathon Kappy and Holly LeValliant discuss proposed legislation, the Uniform Trustee Act, which would reform trust law in Canada. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com. Click here for more information on Jonathon Kappy. Click here for … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #368 – Holograph wills

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Listen to Hull on Estates #368 – Holograph wills Today on Hull on Estates, David Smith and Andrea Buncic discuss holograph wills, and some difficulties that may arise when making a holograph will. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com. Click here for more information on David Smith. Click here for more … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #367 – Summary judgement and the Orfus Estate

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Listen to Hull on Estates #367 – Summary judgement and the Orfus Estate Today on Hull on Estates, Crystal O’Donnell and Stuart Clark discuss the new approach to summary judgement and the Orfus Estate. Stuart and Crystal discuss new principles to consider in the context of a will challenge. If you have any questions, please … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #363 – Allocating dividends

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Click here to listen to Hull on Estates #363 – Allocating dividends Today on Hull on Estates Andrea Buncic and Jonathon Kappy discuss the guiding principles for estate trustees when allocating dividends between income and capital beneficiaries. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com or leave a comment on our blog page. … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #315 – New Year’s Resolutions for the Legal Practitioner

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Listen to: Hull on Estates Episode #315 – New Year’s Resolutions for the Legal Practitioner Today on Hull on Estates David Smith and Moira Visoiu discuss New Year’s resolutions for legal practitioners. Specifically, they mention the December 2012 issue of LAWPRO Magazine. A few of the best practices mentioned include the use of checklists and … Continue Reading

Succession Planning Crisis Looming Over Canadian Businesses

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Sara Crosbie, a writer with the Globe and Mail, recently published an article on the succession planning crisis looming over Canadian family businesses. In her article, Ms. Crosbie refers to a study completed by Deloitte and Touche, which indicates that two-thirds of Canadian families have no written contingency plans to guide them through a disability or death. … Continue Reading

The Evolution of Reading

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I think it’s fair to say that the Internet has severely disrupted the traditional value chains in regards to how we obtain our media content. The value of content, starting with music, movies, TV shows, news and most recently books are being redefined for the Internet age. I recently read an article published by the BBC News … Continue Reading

The Distinction Between Bringing Motions and Commencing Proceedings – Hull on Estates #162

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  Listen to The Distinction Between Bringing Motions and Commencing Proceedings This week on Hull on Estates Rick Bickhram and Chris Graham discuss some important distinctions between bringing motions and commencing proceedings in the estates context as opposed to general civil litigation. They look at this in the context of applications, motions and statements of … Continue Reading

The Question of Costs – Hull on Estate and Succession Planning #164

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  Listen to The Question of Costs This week on Hull on Estate and Succession Planning, Ian and Suzana discuss the question of costs. They talk about where people get paid out of in typical estate contested matter and begin to discuss what the costs are and what it really costs a client to engage … Continue Reading

Guardianship in Canada – Hull on Estate and Succession Planning

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  Listen to Guardianship in Canada This week on Hull on Estate and Succession Planning, Suzana Popovic-Montag speaks with Rodney Hull about how the law has changed in Canada as it pertains to the appointment of guardians. Rodney suggests that today’s laws (post-1994) are clearer than they were in the past. If you have any … Continue Reading

The Top Three Common Claims Against Lawyers

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I recently read an article regarding the most common claims against lawyers, which is authored by Dan Pinnington who is the director of practicePro, LawPro’s risk and practice management program (click here for the article). I found it particularly interesting that only a small portion of LawPro claims account for a lawyer’s inability to know or … Continue Reading

The Duty to Dispose of the Body

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Upon the death of a person, a duty arises to bury or otherwise dispose of the remains in a decent and dignified fashion.  But who does this duty fall upon?   It is well established in the jurisprudence for Ontario that plans for the service and burial arrangements are the responsibility of the estate trustee.  … Continue Reading
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