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Removing a Trustee

If a trustee, after accepting the role of trustee, is unwilling or unable to act or simply wishes to retire from the role the trustee may be removed or replaced. Many times, it is likely that the Deed of Settlement provides for the methods by which a trustee can be removed or replaced. If dealing with a Trust established by a Will, it may be also be provided for in the Will.

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Section 85 Rollover

A Section 85 Tax Rollover is a tax strategy used to defer tax that would otherwise be payable upon a transfer of an asset to a corporation. It is used frequently for estate planning purposes, such as an Estate Freeze. It is also used regularly by sole proprietors who have incorporated their business or corporations looking to employ more sophisticated tax structures as they grow to save or defer taxes.

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Canadian Citizens Living in the US

Canadian citizens living in the US have significant estate tax and administrative implications, particularly if the non-resident Canadian citizen dies intestate or does not have a Will that specifically addresses his or her Canadian assets. Canadian and U.S. tax systems have distinct estate and administrative laws, and navigating these systems can be especially complicated, expensive and time consuming for Canadians with assets in multiple jurisdictions. This post underlines the conflict issues that arise in respect of tax laws and estate administrative issues when a Canadian citizen dies while domiciled abroad, particularly when such a deceased was intestate with respect to assets held in Canada.

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Corporate and Real Estate Assistant

Our Barrhaven Law Office has a legal assistant position available for a motivated team player looking to join a business law firm with offices in Ottawa, Barrhaven, Winchester...

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Personal Real Estate Corporation or PREC

A Personal Real Estate Corporation (“PREC”) allows a real estate agent to take advantage of the benefits of incorporating a real estate business

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Icons of Influence

The Millionaire’s Lawyer Host JP McAvoy, Managing Partner of Business Law Firm Conduct Law, joins 40 leading podcasters who will gather at The New Media Summit being held in sunny San Diego and via ZOOM...

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Covid Employment Law

Employment law continues to evolve due to Covid for what is now being called Covid Employment Law. In Ontario, the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to Covid-19)...

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Reception/Legal Assistant

Our Barrhaven Law Office has a legal assistant position available for a motivated team player looking to join a business law firm with offices in Ottawa, Barrhaven, Winchester...

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Share Sale Transactions

We have compiled a top five list of things to consider during share sale transactions. Without further ado…here is our Top 5 List of considerations for Share Sale Transactions...

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Wills and Powers of Attorneys

Ontario residents are now able to sign and finalize their Wills and Powers of Attorneys through audio-visual communication technology and in counterpart. This news comes as a result of...

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Corporate and Real Estate Lawyer

ConductLaw is looking to add a Corporate and Real Estate Lawyer to our vibrant upwardly mobile Ottawa based business law firm. We believe that the practice of law is evolving...

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Witnessing Wills

Governments everywhere are announcing proposals in response to economic challenges arising as a result of Covid-19, and this includes recent orders to allow for the witnessing wills...

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