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Trusts and estates

Post-pandemic litigation may include remote will witnessing

Post-pandemic litigation may include remote will witnessing

Other trends in will and estates: planning for tax increases, and First Nations trusts litigation

B.C. court rejects wife’s application for use of dead husband’s sperm to make embryo

B.C. court rejects wife’s application for use of dead husband’s sperm to make embryo

Legislation sets required form of consent; implied, hypothetical, substituted consent insufficient

Lawyers discuss sealing orders after SCC hears arguments of Sherman estates case

Lawyers discuss sealing orders after SCC hears arguments of Sherman estates case

Estates case raises the issue of how to balance open courts principle and personal privacy rights

Yukon bill proposes to delete requirement that lawyer witness enduring power of attorney

Yukon bill proposes to delete requirement that lawyer witness enduring power of attorney

Changes will clarify notice, accountability, eligibility requirements, attorney’s responsibilities

Ontario Superior Court now accepts probate applications via email

Ontario Superior Court now accepts probate applications via email

Supporting and responding documents may also be filed by email

Lawyer disbarred in Florida for alleged exploitation of the elderly also disbarred in Ontario

Lawyer disbarred in Florida for alleged exploitation of the elderly also disbarred in Ontario

Florida law allows application for readmission after 5 years