Trusts and estates

Blaney McMurtry adds new partner

Blaney McMurtry adds new partner

Blair Botsford specializes in trusts and estates

Court ruling could change law for spouses who co-own house

Court ruling could change law for spouses who co-own house

Ontario wills and estates decision takes on joint tenancy

Ontario lawyers launch will-making app

Ontario lawyers launch will-making app

Website creates data visualizations of wills

Registry to find lost wills launches

Registry to find lost wills launches

A lawyer-led Toronto startup is hoping to help people find the lawyers who have their lost wills. NoticeConnect will launch the Canada Will Registry on May 27, a tool to help law firms upload and manage the wills in their vaults and help people search for them.

Solicitors looking toward gender-neutral drafting practices

Solicitors looking toward gender-neutral drafting practices

Ontario lawyers have been discussing the increased use of gender-neutral pronouns in legal documents.

Human rights concerns about AI hit lawyers in immigration, criminal law and trusts

Human rights concerns about AI hit lawyers in immigration, criminal law and trusts

Many lawyers who might not consider their work “high tech” may also need to step in to address human rights law considerations surrounding digital privacy and artificial intelligence.