You Can Fight A Will And Win

Posted in: Wills and Estates- Apr 16, 2018 Comments Off on You Can Fight A Will And Win

Have you been left out of a spouse’s or parent’s will? Do you feel you should have inherited more? Our court has a number of tools it can use to vary (change) a will if appropriate in a particular situation. Here’s a recent illustration. Eve (names changed), then unemployed, married Mark, a realtor, in 2002, […]

Can You Cut Your Child Out Of Your Will?

Posted in: Wills and Estates- Apr 13, 2018 Comments Off on Can You Cut Your Child Out Of Your Will?

You may feel hurt and disappointed, even angry by the way you’ve been treated by your children – to the point where you want to leave them little or nothing of your estate. Even if they’re adults and no longer dependent on you, that can be problematic. But it’s not impossible. Our wills, estates and […]

Leaving Money To A Child Whose Marriage Breaks Up

Posted in: FAMILY LAW, Wills and Estates- Apr 12, 2018 Comments Off on Leaving Money To A Child Whose Marriage Breaks Up

Like most parents, you may want to leave your kids an inheritance. But you know that not all marriages survive – so what happens to your gift if your child’s marriage breaks up? Since March, 2013, under our new family law rules for division of property (and debts), family property upon separation must generally be […]