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Estates and Trusts Law

Estates and trusts law in Canada has both legal and tax implications and the nuances can be difficult to navigate. Our resources provide insight into various estate planning and estate administration issues, covering topics such as enduring powers of attorney, probate fees, the role of executors and more.

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Estate Planning                                                   Estates Library                                                               Estate Administration            

Estates Litigation                                                 Executors, Trustees and Attorneys                            Tax Planning                         


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Estates&TrustsSource is intended for estate planners, administrators and litigators and is a research and workflow solution. In addition to case law, legislation, and Abridgment Digests, you'll find key commentary, step-by-step estate administration manuals, interactive checklists, fillable authored forms, documents and correspondence, exclusive access to Build-a-Will and more. Learn more about Estates&TrustsSource »


Find everything you need to answer all your tax and estate questions from this unique landing page, accessible in English and French. Customized for research and workflow, Tax & Estate Planning Centre is fully integrated with Taxnet Pro to provide you with the most comprehensive tax information. Register for more information about the Tax & Estate Planning Centre »


Estate Planning on Checkpoint® Access in-depth commentary and analysis from WG&L®, PPC® and RIA® experts to guide you from plan development to drafting and administration of the final estate. The WG&L treatises and journals are the definitive resource for strategies and insight – written by nationally recognized experts in estate planning, including renowned author Howard M. Zaritsky. Find out more about Thomson Reuters Checkpoint »


Forms and Precedents for Estates and Trusts

These print and online resources include legal precedents, clauses, entire wills, checklists and agreements for tax and estate planning practices: