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Estate Trustee: Applying for the Certificate of Appointment

This is the follow up post to our April 28, 2013, blog post, about the 'Probate' process, what is now called Application for a Certificate of Appointment of the Estate Trustee.  Making the application to the Estates Court is not a difficult process, however, the Estates Court, specifically the Estates Registrar, is extremely unforgivin

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Real Estate

When a Real Estate Transaction Goes Off the Rails

  There are numerous reasons why a real estate transaction may go 'off the rails' on the closing date or just before.  Lawyer Bob Aaron wrote an article in the Toronto Star recently that discussed a case where a transaction failed to close.  As Mr. Aaron rightly concluded: The lesson to be learned from this sad case is that any

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Estate Trustee

I am the Estate Trustee Do I Have to Probate the Will?

As a Wills and Estates lawyer, I can tell you that there are many misconceptions about the role of a Will in dealing with a person’s estate and the process that is most often referred to as ‘Probate’.  The simple definition of Probate is "the process of legally establishing the validity of a Will before a judicial authority”.

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common law spouse

Family Law and the Definition of ‘Common Law Spouse’

  If you live with someone without being married, you are considered to be in a common-law relationship.  There is no single definition for common-law spouse as the definition changes depending on the reason you are asking the question. For example, for income tax reasons, section 248(1) of the Federal Income Tax Act defin

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Professional Approach

B & G Law is a Toronto Law Firm that works in partnership with our clients. We consider your legal issue our highest priority and whether you are faced with a contract negotiation, purchase or sale of real estate, family law issue or litigation, we will work tirelessly to meet your expectations. We look forward to working with you.

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Real Estate Law

Planning on buying a home or a condo, preparing an offer to purchase, thinking of selling your place, or getting a new mortgage or refinancing your existing one. These are all big decisions and we are here to guide you through every step of the process. Contact us now to get started.

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Wills and Estates Law

A valid Will and Power of Attorney for Property and Personal Care are essential documents for all of us and are the foundation of a secure estate plan. They provide the comfort we all want during our lives and after we pass away. We offer services for both estate planning and estate administration. Do not hesitate to contact us with your questions.

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Family Law

We offer a full range of family law legal services. If you are struggling with a family law issue, we are experienced family law lawyers with over 50 years of experience. Family Law issues include Separation and Divorce, Spousal and Child Support, Custody and Access, and Division of Property. Get in touch with us so we can start the process together.

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Our Team

  • Isaac Birenbaum LL.B,

    Isaac Birenbaum has a diverse law practice, including – Family Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Wills & Estates and Real Estate Law.

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