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Ontario Executors Take Heart 

I  help Ontario executors avoid and resolve estate problems. I am starting a new series for my Learning Center to offer you valuable information.   Every estate is different. Each executor will face different estate problems.  You may deal with: disgruntled beneficiaries dad’s new wife business creditors mom’s new common law friend houses with hoarders legal challenges Estate assets may disappear…
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7. Conflict or Conflict of Interest

Even in situations where everything is spelled out in the will down to the smallest detail, there will be disagreements. It is inevitable. As part of the human condition, people disagree. Even in the best of families, there will be questions of interpretation. “That’s not what dad…
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6. Your Age Considerations as Ontario Executor

If you are 82 and live 3,000 miles away, you must seriously consider renouncing as executor. You don’t want to impair your health by administering an estate. Long-distance is a terrible way to find out you have a fire you can’t put out. Don’t start acting as…
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1. The estate is broke.

Consider this: if you are an executor with any of these headaches, you need expert estate advice. The estate is broke. If there are more liabilities than assets, think twice about getting involved. There may not be money to pay your fees or even lawyers’ fees to…
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Bad Legal Advice Costs Executors Plenty – Part 2

You recall from my last post Blake was Uncle Jerry’s estate trustee. I will finish Blake’s tale. You’ll learn how a simple matter can cost an executor plenty. In this post, I’ll also give you steps to protect yourself as executor. Blake, the executor or “estate trustee”…
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