Category Archives: Wills and Estate Planning in Victoria

Dinning Hunter Jackson Law helps you to protect loved ones, maintain a family business, save taxes, avoid conflicts between beneficiaries, and take care of charitable interests with wills, trusts and estate planning in Victoria.

This is a blog post by Victoria lawyer John Jordan. John practices Estate and Trust Law in Victoria.  WHAT ARE REPRESENTATON AGREEMENTS Representation agreements provide a mechanism whereby adults may arrange in advance how, when and by whom, decisions about their health care or personal care, the routine management of their financial affairs, or other matters will

Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning

Earlier in 2014, the Canadian Hospice and Palliative Care Association (CHPCA), in collaboration with Harris Decima, released the results of a Canada-wide survey focusing on perceptions of palliative care in Canada. Even as Canada’s population continues to age, the survey discovered that less than a third of Canadians are aware that provincial health systems offer

The Choice of an Executor

by John Jordan. John practices Estate and Trust Law in Victoria. Apart from drafting a Will or Will substitute, the most important step in your estate planning is choosing the right executor or executors.  This is so because the person you choose will be required to carry out your last wishes, preparing your income tax

What Is an RESP and How Does It Work?

This is a blog post  by Victoria lawyer John Jordan. John practices Estate and Trust Law in Victoria.  An RESP is a contract between an individual (Subscriber) and another person or financial organization (promoter) for the Subscriber to contribute monies to be used for the post-secondary education of your child or some other beneficiary. Under the contract,

There is not much information available regarding registered plans that look after the needs off the disabled. Here are a few options to consider. For more information, please contact a wills and estates lawyer at one of our Victoria offices. Registered Disability Savings Plans One of the most well-known estate planning vehicles Registered Disability Savings

Helpful Tips When Choosing Home Health Care

We’re all familiar with the concepts of powers of attorney for property and personal care and estate planning for disabled individuals. But there are many questions to consider with choosing home health care for a family member. We asked Andrea Warren of Classic Lifecare for her insights on “tips to remember.” Andrea is a good