family conflict

Originally posted @allaboutestates.ca I had the pleasure of recently attending the B’nai Brith Canada Estates and Trusts Group annual seminar, titled Power of Attorney Disputes. It was a wonderful opportunity to watch some of Ontario’s finest estate lawyers play different roles (feuding siblings and mediator) as well as hear their professional perspective on various aspects […]

Originally posted @ allaboutestates.ca on October 7, 2015 With the sky high price of housing in many provinces, families may be looking for residential alternatives. The October 2, 2015 Globe and Mail wrote a story on expandable shipping containers being used as homes. In 2008, shipping containers were touted as being eco friendly  and had […]

allaboutestates. July 31, 2012: The more people/families I meet, the more I am amazed that there can be so much conflict that continues….. Many estate practices are busy because of familial conflict. We all know families that are not on speaking terms. In most cases, money has something to do with it. However there is […]

Posted on allaboutestates, June 18, 2012: It was hard not to know that yesterday was Father’s Day. Signs, announcements and broadcasters made it very difficult not to acknowledge the day. Is it not odd that we need to be reminded by those organizations that typically want us to purchase something? Well maybe we do need […]

Family Feuding, October 4, 2011, Hosted by Dr. Gordon Atherley Audrey Miller is the founder and Managing Director of Elder Caring Inc. Dr. Renee Ruiter-Kohn provides various services including individual case management, interpersonal counselling and vocational counselling. Both have personal experience of family caregiving. They describe their work and the services they provide for families […]