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McLennan Ross LLP
Notwithstanding the difficulty of considering one's estate at this time, it is important to respond to COVID-19 and the current state of uncertainty by being proactive and prepared.
Cox & Palmer
Across the country, the current COVID-19 pandemic means schools and daycares are closed and there are significant disruptions to employees and business owners.
The doctrine of "unconscionable procurement", which had fallen into disuse in Canada, was recently invoked by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to void inter vivos transactions between a mother and her adult son: Gefen v. Gaertner, 2019 ONSC 6015.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Concern over COVID-19 and its potential impact has given many people concern over whether they "have their affairs in order."
Clark Wilson LLP
Many of us have older friends and family members. We care about them very much, and it can be difficult to know what to do if concerns arise regarding their well-being.
Minden Gross LLP
Wills and estates litigator Sheila Morris' article "Vulnerable litigants and family members: A little help from my friends" was published by The Lawyer's Daily
Clark Wilson LLP
Parents across the country are worried about COVID-19 and how to protect their children. An extra layer of concern is added for separated parents who need to coordinate
Cox & Palmer
As a result of COVID-19, many parents have concerns about their parenting arrangements and access schedules. Should they send their child for parenting time with the other parent? Can they restrict access due to COVID-19?
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In these trying and uncertain times, many family law clients are wondering how to navigate the legal system during COVID-19.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
The role of trustee is necessary because a trust separates legal ownership, or the title to assets, from beneficial ownership, or the right to benefit from the assets.
Watson Goepel LLP
Given the current climate of uncertainty, with many of us concerned with the health and well-being of our loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic, thoughts naturally go to ...
Clark Wilson LLP
Many of you who are involved in an existing litigation may wonder about the effect of COVID-19 on the court system of British Columbia.
Field LLP
While our office remains open during the escalating global coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Alberta, we have taken steps to minimize the potential impact of the virus...
Clark Wilson LLP
Divorced or separated parents face unique challenges in the COVID-19 pandemic. With children staying home from school or daycare and many parents unable to work or...
Dale & Lessmann LLP
As we live through the effects and realities of COVID-19, it's important to remember this is actually a good time to think about and implement your estate planning if you have not already done so.
WeirFoulds LLP
In a matter of weeks, the COVID-19 outbreak has changed the world in completely unprecedented ways. The vast majority of us are staying home and practicing social distancing and self-isolation to do our part in flattening the curve of infection.
Clark Wilson LLP
Property division is a hotly contested issue in many family law matters. Family property is usually divisible 50-50, unless one party successfully argues for a reapportionment of family assets.
MacDonald & Associates
As a couple's relationship grows and evolves over time, the parties come to share a lot: from raising and tending to their children and pets, to owning property and running a business together.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Absent a sequel by way of appeal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice may have struck the final blow to the head of "zombie deeds".
McLennan Ross LLP
A recent Alberta decision has addressed the issue of a Testator leaving two wills without either document containing an express revocation clause .
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