Tag: Ontario executor

Are You a First Time Ontario Executor?

I know that being a first-time executor or estate trustee can be stressful. But I know it doesn’t have to be so. I wrote a free report to help you weather any estate storm. You need more than a checklist to guide you. I break down your…
Read full article

Common Mistakes Choosing Your Estate Executor

Some estate executors can’t handle the job. I continue to see expensive mistakes being made because the wrong executor was chosen. I’ve seen people’s last remains languish in morgues because there was no will and no executor. No one can authorize the funeral and burial. If you…
Read full article

Hostile Attacks on Ontario Executors Can Cost You Big-time

Objectors filed 300 objections to expenses in an executor’s accounting. The court dismissed all, except five, objections. The objectors alleged executor fraud. Their hostility towards the executor cost them. The court ordered the objectors to pay $35,000 toward the executor’s costs. This was a double whammy. The…
Read full article

Advice – Executors, Always Talk to an Estate Lawyer First

Albert didn’t bother talking to a lawyer. He wasn’t sure if he was playing it safe. Albert was executor of his uncle’s small estate. He didn’t realize, however, the size of the estate’s liabilities. His uncle’s RRSPs were transferred directly to his designated beneficiaries. Unknown to Albert,…
Read full article

Phone 416 769 - 9800 Email Us Email