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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Pension division under the pensions benefits act

BY: VALERIE DYE  Under the Family Law Act ‘property’ or ‘net family property’ includes all an individual’s property including his or her pension. The significance...

Administering the estate of a deceased: Paying off creditors

BY: VALERIE DYE  When someone is appointed as Estate Trustee of a deceased ‘s estate that person undertakes a huge amount of responsibilities, both to...

Securing Support Obligations Through Life Insurance Policies (Part 2)

BY: VALERIE DYE  Life insurance policies can be used to ensure that child and spousal support payments continue if the support payor dies. Quite often...

Securing Support Obligations Through Life Insurance Policies

BY: VALERIE DYE  Under the Family Law Act of Ontario, the court has the power to order an individual to make support payments for children...

Is Your Will Fool Proof? How To Avoid Challenges To Wills

BY: VALERIE DYE  Most people recognize the importance of having a will to ensure that their estate is managed smoothly after they die. Unfortunately, having...

Planning For The Care Of Disabled Relatives – The Henson Trust

BY: VALERIE DYE  In Estate planning it is important to give special consideration to the needs of a disabled child or relative. This is so...

Division Of Assets After A Short Marriage

BY: VALERIE DYE  Under the Family Law Act (the Act), where one party owns a home prior to marriage and the home becomes the matrimonial...

Ownership of Assets – Trust or Advancement

BY: VALERIE DYE  To a large extent, a trust is created expressly either through a will or through a separate document where a settlor transfers...

Roles and Responsibilities of Trustees

BY: VALERIE DYE  It is important to note that although trustees own and control assets given to them by a settlor, these assets are held...

Using Trusts In Estate Planning

BY: VALERIE DYE  A trust may be described as a mechanism which allows property or other assets to be held in the name of one...

Community News

Enter the MarketZone – TC Business Social presents Networking Opportunities for Everyone

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Through steelpan, great music, and even a drop in from Brampton’s Batman, for the past four years, Carib101 Media Group has worked...

Spring into S.H.A.P.E and feel empowered in your own skin

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO “Imagine a life where you wake up every morning and love your S.H.A.P.E” We’re not talking about your physical shape, but the Spirituality,...

Building lifelong leadership skills at the Confident Leader Conference

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO "With great power, comes great responsibility." - Voltaire A quote most commonly attributed to Uncle Ben from Spiderman, but originally quoted by...

Legacy Established – The 36th Annual BBPA Harry Jerome Awards; Understanding the Making of...

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  “Whatever you are looking for in life is looking for you too. Saul Williams The glitter! The dresses! Men in three-piece suits!...

Trust 15 Gala building safer spaces for Rexdale youth

BY: JELANI GRANT Roughly 500 youths, parents, and business leaders sat down to celebrate the achievements and triumphs of youth in Rexdale at the Trust...