In an increasingly digitally-driven world, what are your rights to access the digital assets of an individual who has appointed you to handle their affairs?
On June 29, 2020, the Saskatchewan… Read More
This blog was initially published on June 24, 2020.
Update: This week, the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General made Ministerial Regulations extending the deeming provisions for virtual witnessing of testamentary… Read More
This blog was initially published on May 25, 2020.
Following in the footsteps of several other provinces, Alberta and British Columbia have announced that lawyers will be allowed to facilitate the… Read More
Estate planning professionals often hear that their clients “just don’t have time” to complete a will. These clients frequently emerge with renewed motivation to complete their estate plans when faced… Read More
Authors: Alain Gaucher, Q.C., Erin Bokshowan, Katrina Wagner
On October 1, 2019, The Intestate Succession Act, 2019 was proclaimed into force. This legislation repeals The Intestate Succession Act, 1996, and makes… Read More
Authors: John Agioritis and Lane Zabolotney
Joint tenancies are popular mechanisms used by testators to reduce the probate fees on their estates and simplify the overall estate administration process. They are attractive… Read More