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B.C. bill could allow digital wills, signatures and electronic witnessing

B.C. bill could allow digital wills, signatures and electronic witnessing

Short-term changes to wills may soon be embodied in provincial legislation

Legal Report: The evolution of medically assisted death

Legal Report: The evolution of medically assisted death

Lawyers say law has become less restrictive, but their clients hope it continues to evolve

Ontario lawyers launch pro bono legal service for essential workers during COVID-19 crisis

Ontario lawyers launch pro bono legal service for essential workers during COVID-19 crisis

Wills and powers of attorney among free offerings

Estate lawyers in British Columbia and Alberta field end of life questions about wills

Estate lawyers in British Columbia and Alberta field end of life questions about wills

Virtual witnessing still not possible but barriers ensure physical distancing in office

Vancouver lawyer Josh Vander Vies to support Canadian team in Paralympic Games

Vancouver lawyer Josh Vander Vies to support Canadian team in Paralympic Games

He won a bronze medal for doubles boccia at the London 2012 Paralympic Games

Residence held in trust can be included in division of property at separation in Quebec: SCC

Residence held in trust can be included in division of property at separation in Quebec: SCC

Although trustees did not own property, their control over it gave them “rights which confer use,” in the family patrimony majority found