Author: Vanessa DeDominicis

Vanessa displays an impressive range of skills and knowledge by serving clients in three different practice areas: wills and estates, real estate, and corporate and intellectual property law. Families, both young…

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Since the legalization of Cannabis here in Canada in October of 2018, we have seen an influx of cannabis-based businesses looking to protect their intellectual property rights.
How does marriage and divorce affect your Will? And who is a “Spouse” Under The Wills Estates and Succession Act “WESA”?
In a world full of social media, online banking, and cyber-identities, dealing with digital assets as part of your Will is extremely important.
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office is increasing most of its official fees by 25%s, effective January 1st, 2024,
An Executor/Administrator/Trustee must be ready at all times to account for the trust property.
When a trust is established, through a will or other mechanism, it’s often advised for the person who made the will to provide the trustees with a ‘letter of wishes’, also known as a memorandum of wishes.
If you are wanting to treat your children differently in your Will, it is fundamental to consult with a lawyer.
When a loved one passes away, do you know if they had a Will? And second, do you know where to find a copy of it ?
Sometimes, very unfortunately, loved ones go missing, and it is a complicated issue to deem if someone has actually died.
Testamentary Capacity and Estate Planning is an important consideration in the process of updating Wills.

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