Reasons That Wills Can Be Challenged

December 20, 2011 by  
Category: Estate Law, Wills

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Charles Ticker, founder of the Charles B. Ticker Law Office in York Region explains some of the reasons that wills can be challenged. When planning their estates, people often do things that invite challenges after they are gone, such as leaving a child out of the will or not treating their children equally. They may […]

Changes in Ontario Insurance Legislation Limiting Medical Rehabilitation Claims

December 5, 2011 by  
Category: Personal Injury Law

Rein Lomax, personal injury lawyer with Lomax Law Firm of London, Ontario, describes changes in Ontario insurance legislation that limit the medical rehabilitation claim. A key change to legislation, effective September 1st, 2010, dramatically impacts consumers. The new legislation makes it much harder for individuals to have appropriate medical rehabilitation coverage if they are injured […]

The Role of Mediation and the Costs of a Will Challenge

November 22, 2011 by  
Category: Estate Law, Wills

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Charles Ticker, founder of the Charles B. Ticker Law Office in York Region explains the role of mediation and the costs of a will challenge. In Toronto, there is mandatory mediation of most estate disputes. In other jurisdictions, most experienced estate litigation counsel will recommend to their clients that they try mediation either before a […]

The Importance of Acting Quickly In A Will Challenge

October 12, 2011 by  
Category: Wills

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Charles Ticker, founder of the Charles B. Ticker Law Office in York Region explains the importance of acting quickly in a will challenge. The sooner a client comes to me, the better opportunity I have to successfully make a claim on their behalf. From a practical point of view, if a client waits too long […]

Why people choose joint tenancy as a way to avoid probate fees, and some of the pitfalls of joint tenancy

October 30, 2009 by  
Category: Estate Law

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Another form of trust that we see in wills is an insurance trust. Charles Ticker, founder of the Charles B. Ticker Law Office in York Region, discusses why people choose joint tenancy as a way to avoid probate fees, and some of the pitfalls of joint tenancy. One of the main concerns a lot of […]

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