When famed singer-songwriter Aretha Franklin died, no one could find her will. Her lawyer had urged her to get one completed, especially once she received her pancreatic cancer diagnosis, but she never followed up.

While most Canadians won’t leave as large an estate as Aretha’s, they will probably still have something to leave for their beneficiaries. Regardless of the size of the estate, with no plan in place and no will for direction, the administration of an estate leads to a messy and costly outcome…  Read More