Trusts and estates

Ontario Bar Association hosts free online information sessions on elder law for Seniors’ Month

Ontario Bar Association hosts free online information sessions on elder law for Seniors’ Month

Sessions will discuss rights and responsibilities of seniors and caregivers

Lawyers virtually witnessing wills should still be wary of claims, warns LawPRO

Lawyers virtually witnessing wills should still be wary of claims, warns LawPRO

New order raises chances that lawyers will witness a will—whether or not they prepared it

Clients are rushing to update wills amid COVID — now lawyers can use virtual witnessing in Ontario

Clients are rushing to update wills amid COVID — now lawyers can use virtual witnessing in Ontario

Announcement by government provides another option for clients who don’t want to travel

New reporting requirements for trusts could be just tip of the iceberg

New reporting requirements for trusts could be just tip of the iceberg

FOCUS ON WILLS, TRUSTS & ESTATES — Changes come as taxing authorities across the world move toward transparency

Equitable doctrine back before Ontario court after more than a century

Equitable doctrine back before Ontario court after more than a century

FOCUS ON WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES - Doctrine of unconscionable procurement was used successfully in a recent case

Canadian lawyers Brian Cohen and Rhonda Rudick join the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Canadian lawyers Brian Cohen and Rhonda Rudick join the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Cohen is a partner at Gowling WLG; Rhonda Rudick is a partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg