Monthly Archives November 2015

Gifting in Transition Planning

chinneck  -  Nov 17, 2015  -  No Comments
An overview of Gifting in Transition Planning, presented by Jed Chinneck at the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors (CAFA) Conference.

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Did You Know… Good faith is an organizing principle of contract law and that parties to a contract are generally under a duty to perform their contractual obligations honestly?

chinneck  -  Nov 13, 2015  -  No Comments
The Supreme Court of Canada released a decision, Bhasin v Hrynew1, which recognizes that parties to a contract are under a duty to act honestly in the performance of their contractual obligations. This duty of honesty is based upon the overarching organizing principle of good faith. The Facts Mr. Harish

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Did You Know… There are exceptions to the general rule which disallows minors from making a Will?

chinneck  -  Nov 13, 2015  -  No Comments
Wills made by minors are generally not valid at law. There is a presumption that minors are not old enough to be able to make the informed decisions of what to do with property on death. Therefore, the law requires that everyone must be of the age of majority in

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