That’s right. As much as we think certified cheques and bank drafts are guaranteed funds, they are NOT guaranteed and can be reversed. That is a little known and very scary thought for everyone (including lawyers who deal with certified cheques and bank drafts every day). Believe it or not, lawyers who accept certified cheques…

Section 17 of the Succession Law Reform Act states that divorce will not revoke an individual’s Will, but rather the Will is read as if the ex-spouse had predeceased the Will maker. This is true of any gift left to the former spouse. The ex-spouse will not inherit the gift, and it will go to…