Signing an Agreement of Purchase and Sale of Property in Ontario

Signing an Agreement of purchase and sale of property in Ontario can be a complicated process. The Ontario Real Estate Association’s (OREA) standard document is lengthy and consists of many sections. For such an Agreement to be legal, the signing parties need to be identified in compliance with the ‘Statute of Frauds.’ Therefore, for the […]

Dying without a Will in Ontario

Dying without a Will invites a host of problems and Ontario is no exception. In this article we look at the Succession Law Reform Act of Ontario which governs the distribution of property to surviving relatives under Ontario law. Before we proceed, let’s examine the general problems that arise when there is no Will or […]