A key issue in estate planning is "at what age should children inherit. In the article ‘When Should Children Inherit’ at the Private Wealth Canada website, Margaret O'Sullivan, an estate planning lawyer and founder and managing partner of O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP, says it depends on the individual children and the complexity and value of your assets as they accrue in value. There are a variety of solutions to pass wealth to children at appropriate ages, often involving using a trust which can have a number of advantages in protecting a child's inheritance.
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