By Graeme B. Fraser Law Firm
What is a Will?
A Will, also known as a “Last Will and Testament” is a written, legal document prepared and signed by a person - called a testator if male, or testatrix if female - stating what happens to their property, and who manages it, upon their death. The person managing the property is called the executor if male, or executrix if female. This person may also be called the estate trustee. More than one person can be appointed to do this.
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Graeme B. Fraser Law Firm
Graeme was called to the Bar of Ontario (Law Society of Upper Canada) in 1989, and has been practising law in Ottawa for over 25 years, having established a highly respected reputation with his clients, and his peers, as a tenacious advocate both in and outside of the courtroom. This is borne out by…
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