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Wills & Estates Planning

In a recent BC Supreme Court case, a couple with six children left the bulk of a $9 million estate to their two sons and left a small balance to be split among the four daughters. The court changed the terms of this will to provide a fairer and more equitable distribution for the daughters. Read More

Wills & Estates Planning

People often think that if they do not have a lot of assets, they do not need to make a Will or have an estate plan in place. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. Having a legal document in place that directs where your assets go and who will take care of your children in the event of your death could save a lot of time, trouble and cost down the road for loved ones. Read more

Wills & Estates Planning

Trusts are a valuable planning tool, particularly where a family has minor, disabled, or vulnerable children. Setting up a trust can provide peace of mind knowing that you have effectively planned for your family’s future. There are different types of trusts and not all trusts may suit your needs or be beneficial for your children, which is why you should always consult with a legal professional before you begin. Read more

Wills & Estates Planning Difference Between Power of Attorney and a Representation Agreement

Two documents that should be included in your estate planning package are a power of attorney and a representation agreement. While your will comes into play after you pass, a

Wills & Estates Planning Wills & Estate Planning - Updating Your Will For Your Growing Family - RDM Lawyers

As your family grows or changes, it’s a good idea to make sure your will is updated to reflect those changes. For example, if you remarry and have children from