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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

Letters of administration granted to alleged common law spouse revoked, granted for son: case

Letters of administration granted to alleged common law spouse revoked, granted for son: case

Court considers subjective and objective factors to determine existence of common law relationship

B.C. court considers remedy for breach of contract to make specific person beneficiary of estate

B.C. court considers remedy for breach of contract to make specific person beneficiary of estate

B.C. Supreme Court found that requirements for finding of anticipatory breach were present

Appeal court considers which of two conflicting documents reflects true intention of deceased

Appeal court considers which of two conflicting documents reflects true intention of deceased

Court decides which of two promissory notes is valid and enforceable in estate law case