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When your Will is a won't! The do's and don'ts of amending a Last Will and Testament

Adrian Fitzpatrick died on October 17, 2012.  Four months later his wife Mary Ann died just short of her 83rd birthday. The Fitzpatrick's had been married more than six decades and were survived by 10 children and 54 grand and great-grandchildren. It was said that Mary Ann "...no longer had the will to live without Dad and died broken-hearted..."

Can An Oral Contract Override A Written Agreement?

Sometime around the beginning of 2008 Ahmad Hassan agreed to purchase Sam Altoum's dry-cleaning business for $360,000. Unfortunately, Mr Hassan fell ill and Sam Altoum agreed to let Mr Hassan out of the deal.

The Not-So Inspiring Tale of A Senior's 'Contract' Moment

Everyone who has grandchildren will understand the warm, fuzzy feeling surrounding that special relationship. That is why, one suspects, Alexandre Lavigne allowed himself, in March of 2008, to be drawn into a discussion with his 18 year-old grandson Colton about the purchase of a motor vehicle.

If You End Up In Court, Is Being Right Enough?

Eleanor Lewis owned an island near the cranberry capital of Ontario, Bala Ontario. Eleanor and her husband decided they wanted to build a cottage on the island. The year was 1997. Eleanor and her husband hired homebuilder Scott Doran as contractor for the project.

Employees Need to Know Their Rights - So Do Employers!

When Stephen Moxey suggested that Keith Deacon leave his job and come and work at Economy Distribution & Supply Inc, the 46-year-old Keith Deacon thought that was a pretty good idea.

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