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July 23, 2018
Estate Planning – Non-Probatable Will

Estate Planning – Non-Probatable Will   In a previous post we discussed the application of Estate Administration Tax to an estate (www.lwlaw.com/estate-planning-probate-and-estate-administration-tax/ ).  In Ontario, it is possible to implement planning to reduce the amount of Estate Administration Tax payable by a... Read More

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July 17, 2018
Showbie Inc. announces acquisition of Socrative

Showbie a classroom workflow app with millions of users around the globe, has acquired Socrative from MasteryConnect, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based education software company. Together, Showbie and Socrative create an amazing suite of assessment and feedback tools for educators, that deliver a wide range of solutions to comm... Read More

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July 13, 2018
CareGuide raises $6 million Series A, acquires Nannies4Hire

CareGuide has closed a $6 million Series A round as the company looks to ramp up sales and marketing efforts for its portfolio of marketplaces. iNovia Capital and Plaza Ventures led the round, with participation from Conconi Growth Partners, new Halifax-based VC firm Metric, and US firms Structure Capital and FJ Labs. Fo... Read More

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June 29, 2018
Estate Planning – The Family Cottage

It is not uncommon for our estate planning clients, in cases where they own a cottage or recreational property, to express a desire to keep the property in the family.  Often they will instruct us to draft their will to leave the cottage to their children, who, in their minds, will hold the cottage jointly and continue to ... Read More

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June 4, 2018
Estate Planning – Choosing an Executor

When you are preparing your wills, an important decision you will have to make is who will be named as the executor of your estate.  The executor is the person responsible for administering your estate – ensuring that all of your debts are paid, taxes are filed, and the gifts are distributed in accordance with your instr... Read More

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