RDSPs: Who is eligible and what are the benefits?
The Registered Disability Savings Plan is an important tool for Canadians with severe disabilities. These accounts provide long-term financial security for individuals with a severe disability and who qualify for the Disability Tax Credit. This article explains the main benefits of an RDSP a…Continue reading the post titled RDSPs: Who is eligible and what are the benefits?
Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning for People with Disabilities and their Families
Introduction Families are very familiar with positive planning processes that are focused on helping their child with disabilities to have a good life. You may have had help by many people in your unique situation to develop a good plan: extended family and friends, members of your child’s s…Continue reading the post titled Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning for People with Disabilities and their Families
How do I get my RDSP money?
The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a government assisted savings vehicle introduced in the 2007 Federal Budget. The plan is available for individuals that qualify for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) and is intended to help ensure the financial security of an individual with a s…Continue reading the post titled How do I get my RDSP money?
Predatory Marriage: A Modern Day Marriage Trap
Predatory marriages are a developing phenomenon in Ontario. Predatory spouses take advantage of elderly victims and assume control of their financial affairs. This can have severe consequences for the victim and their family. Recently Canadian courts have taken a stricter stance on what sort…Continue reading the post titled Predatory Marriage: A Modern Day Marriage Trap
What are the requirements of a legal Will in Ontario?
Siskinds lawyer Laura Geddes writes about what is required in order for a Will to be considered valid. Often people attempt to write their own Will, but if it does not conform to the legal guidelines then it will not be recognized and it may not be possible to follow through on their wishes. Many...Continue reading the post titled What are the requirements of a legal Will in Ontario?
Estate Planning In The Digital Age
Making a Will is one of the most important tasks you will complete during your lifetime. A Will is a document that, amongst other things, provides for the orderly distribution of your property after your death and appoints an executor to carry out this distribution. A Will is essential in o…Continue reading the post titled Estate Planning In The Digital Age