Ontario wills and estates decision takes on joint tenancy
Website creates data visualizations of wills
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.
Ontario lawyers have been discussing the increased use of gender-neutral pronouns in legal documents.
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.
An Ontario Superior Court of Justice judge last week granted the appointment of estate trustees for a will, going against a recent decision by his colleague.