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Co-ordinate payments from RDSPs and Henson Trusts

Disbursements from Henson Trusts and Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSP) can be co-ordinated to provide for children with special needs, Ottawa disabilities and estate planning lawyer Kenneth Pope tells AdvocateDaily.com. Pope, principal of Kenneth…

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Supreme Court Settles Henson Trust Debate

A Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision in the Henson Trust issue is “a big win” for people with disabilities, Ottawa disabilities and estate planning lawyer Kenneth Pope tells AdvocateDaily.com. In its Jan….

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Special needs and Disability Estate Planning – July Webinar

Register below to attend the webinar online: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Learn about: • Changes in ODSP and how they affect estate planning. • Increased ODSP…

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Henson Trust

Can a person with disabilities be their own trustee for a Henson Trust? Yes, a person can be their own trustee for a Henson Trust, if this is a wise…

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Ontario Energy Board

New Ontario Electricity Support Program – You may qualify for a reduction on your electricity bill.  It could be reduced by $30 to $50 each month. Here’s how it works:…

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Changes to taxation of trusts won’t affect power of Henson trusts

Recent changes to the taxation of testamentary trusts have caused some concern on the part of my clients. I have reassured them that the changes will have no effect on…

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Improving the Medical Review Process for ODSP clients

Medical review dates are assigned to about 36% of ODSP cases to those who have disabilities that may improve over time.  In March 2016 the ministry began working on a new…

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Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Benefit Increase

How to Increase your Ontario Disability Support Program Benefits (ODSP) If you have a loved one who lives at home with special needs, they most likely will be in receipt…

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What’s New? Disabilities, Henson Trusts, RDSPs, Dependent Survivor Pensions.

It has been a few years now since I did my last webcast seminar, and my on site presentations have been at the invitation of organizations such as Co-operator’s Insurance, Community Brain…

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