4th Annual Candlelighters Masquer-Aid Fundraiser

April 3rd, 2017 by | Posted in Community

On April 1st, 2017, Tierney Stauffer LLP was a proud sponsor of the 4th Annual Masquer-Aid Fundraiser hosted by The Candlelighters at the Ramada in Cornwall. The Candlelighters is a local, not-for-profit volunteer organization that provide programs and services to young cancer patients, and their families,  receiving treatment in the National Capital Region. The sold…

Read more

Good Samaritan Trust Fund Golf Tournament

July 14th, 2016 by | Posted in Community

On July 5th, 2016, Frank Tierney and Cale Harrison participated in, and won, the 9th Annual Good Samaritan Trust Fund Golf Tournament at the Outaouais Golf Club. This annual tournament is hosted by the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) and is the largest fundraising event of the year for the Good Samaritan Trust…

Read more

Top 3 Mistakes Made When Applying for CPP Disability Benefits

June 24th, 2016 by | Posted in Civil law, Litigation, Personal Injury

Applying for CPP disability benefits can be a lengthy and, sometimes, complicated process. Most people complete the application submission on their own.  Here are a few tips to improve the chances of your application being accepted the first time: #1. They apply too early To qualify for CPP disability benefits, the applicant must prove to…

Read more

New Auto Insurance Legislation Could Put Your Personal Assets at Risk

May 9th, 2016 by | Posted in Civil law, Litigation, Personal Injury

On June 1, 2016, the Ontario Automobile Insurance Scheme will come into effect. The new Ontario Auto Insurance Legislation, which is being promoted by the Ontario Government to reduce your premiums, will drastically reduce the “no fault benefits” that you currently have.  “No fault benefits” are benefits paid by your own insurer in the event…

Read more

Estates and Firearms: A Tricky Asset to Handle

February 26th, 2016 by | Posted in Estate Planning

This is Photoshop’s version of Lorem Ipsum. Proin gravida nibh vel velit auctor aliquet. Aenean sollicitudin, lorem quis bibendum auctor, nisi elit consequat ipsum, nec sagittis sem nibh id elit. Duis sed odio sit amet nibh vulputate cursus a sit amet mauris. Morbi accumsan ipsum velit. Nam nec tellus a odio tincidunt auctor a ornare…

Read more

Cross-Border Successions within the European States & Estate Planning for Canadians

September 11th, 2015 by | Posted in Tax Law

The European Union Community now consists of 28 Member States with a population of over 500 million.  In tandem with efforts to promote the easy movement of people and commerce between the Member States, judicial cooperation in civil matters having cross-border implications, including successions, has been a key common goal among the Member States. In…

Read more