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Today on Hull on Estates, Nadia Harasymowycz and David Smith discuss the Resealing of Guardianship Orders from Foreign Jurisdictions.
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Today on Hull on Estates, David Smith and Moira Visoiu discuss the differing ways in which the law treats married spouses and common law spouses.
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Listen to Developments in Will Changes.
This week on Hull on Estates, Ian and Suzana discuss developments in will changes. They reference cases from Key Developments in Estates and Trusts Law in Ontario ed. 2008.
Listen to The Business of Being an Estate Trustee.
This week on Hull on Estate and Succession Planning, Ian and Suzana discuss the business side of being an Estate Trustee and talk about what to do with assets.
Separation Agreements in the Context of Estate Planning – Hull on Estate and Succession Planning Podcast #59
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During Hull on Estate and Succession Planning Podcast #59, Ian and Suzana discuss Separation Agreements and the general elements of estate planning upon separation from a spouse.
They cover many important aspects of a separation agreement that should be considered when turning your mind to estate planning, including joint assets, joint debts, property, and disability planning.
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During Hull on Estates Podcast #58, Craig Vander Zee and Bianca La Neve discuss the use and basis for a contempt motion and refer to the Court of Appeal’s confirmation in Forrest v. Lacroix Estate (2000), 187 D.L.R. (4th) 280, (Ont. C.A.) and Forrest v. Lacroix (1999), 460 O.R. (3d) 364 that contempt motions cannot be used to enforce the payment of monies.
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During Episode #58, Ian and Suzana discuss estate planning and separated spouses including the equalization process, the importance of valuation on the day of separation, and how issues of spousal support and child support can dovetail into estate planning.
Suzana mentions the case of A.A. v. B.B., 2007 ONCA 2 from the Ontario Court of Appeal, wherein a child may have three parents.
A Dutch Treat; Conflict of Laws and Estate Administration – Which Law Governs? – Hull on Estates Podcast #57
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During Hull on Estates Episode #57, Justin de Vries and Megan Connolly discuss an ongoing client matter which has come out of the Netherlands. This matter raises issues of conflict of laws, the Divorce Act, the Succession Law Reform Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.26, and dependant support claims.
For more information on the conflict of laws, as it relates to this case, please see:
- McCallum v. Ryan Estate,  O.J. No. 1088 (SCJ)
- Re Montizamber Estate,  O.J. No. 1035 (SCJ)
- Smallman v. Smallman Estate,  O.J. No. 1718 (OJC – Gen. Div.).
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During Hull on Estate and Succession Planning Podcast #56, Ian and Suzana discuss the circumstances surrounding separated couples, remarriage and common law separations.
They discuss the impact that these separations have on estate planning including financial, tax and property ownership considerations.