What you should know before you agree to be an Estate Trustee

Jon Quaglia Wills & Estate

In Ontario, an Estate Trustee is the term to describe executors (people who ‘execute’ the deceased wishes set out in their Will), administrators (people who administer the estate of someone who passes without a Will according to intestacy rules), and trustees (people who carry out the trusts that may be in the Will). So, in short, an Estate Trustee takes …

The Steps You Take To A New Home

Jon Quaglia Real Estate

You are purchasing a new home. Congratulations! All that saving and hard work is now coming to fruition. We at J. Quaglia Law are here to ensure the process is as smooth as we can make it. First Steps Work with your Realtor to draft an Agreement of Purchase and Sale (APS). This process is proceeded by viewing and inspecting …

Corporate Law – Glen’s Story

Jon Quaglia Corporate Law

Business as Usual with our client Glenn and his manufacturing business…but what is usual? My client Glenn has a small manufacturing business. It is not incorporated.  He makes a very efficient fan for corn bins. The business is very successful. Glenn has a colleague named Frank who owns an incorporated business 1234567 Ontario Inc. Frank is not a terrific business …

Buying a Large Property – Real Estate Steps

Jon Quaglia Real Estate

Steve makes an offer on a large property with J. Quaglia Law Office…then the next steps Steve is a longtime client of mine. Steve has hired me a number of times in the past when he has bought or sold farms and when he has refinanced mortgages on his property. Steve has decided to work with me again to buy …

Discussing with Mavis on Custody and Access

Jon Quaglia Family Law

Mavis thinks the marriage may be over…but what does custody mean? Mavis has been struggling with the state of her marriage for more than six months. She and her husband have unsuccessfully attempted some counselling. She thinks the marriage may be over, but Mavis is unsure what this means. Mavis has not confided in many people about her circumstance, but the people she …

Introduction

Jon Quaglia Corporate Law, Family Law, Real Estate, Wills & Estate

“Practicing law” means finding the best possible outcomes. Jon’s blogs will help you see how certain legal issues are identified, the law that is applied and “the best possible outcome”. A long time ago when I was attending law school, our exams were tests of endurance. The professors provided us with stories (also known as fact patterns) that seemed unbelievably complicated. During the …