Trusts and estates

Proposed estates law changes will create convenience and more litigation, say lawyers

Proposed estates law changes will create convenience and more litigation, say lawyers

The Accelerating Access to Justice Act includes spate of amendments to various estates legislation

Court voids conditions in will which gave friend an interest in deceased's house due to ambiguity

Court voids conditions in will which gave friend an interest in deceased's house due to ambiguity

Issue is whether will gives friend a licence or a life interest to occupy the property

Durham Community Legal Clinic partnering with digital estate-planner

Durham Community Legal Clinic partnering with digital estate-planner

Will add efficiency for clinic, court system and help alleviate poverty: executive director

Referral network for women lawyers adds list for licensed insolvency trustees

Referral network for women lawyers adds list for licensed insolvency trustees

ReferToHer launched in June 2019 and expanded to corporate lists this January

AG Doug Downey considering estates law changes to curb predatory marriages

AG Doug Downey considering estates law changes to curb predatory marriages

Among several possible changes to estates law one lawyer called ‘enormously positive and monumental’

Consultation on estates law changes welcomed by the bar, say lawyers

Consultation on estates law changes welcomed by the bar, say lawyers

MAG is considering several policy reforms