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4 Frequently Asked Questions About Posting a Notice to Creditors

Whether you're posting for a client or you're an estate trustee yourself, publishing a Notice to Creditors on NoticeConnect.com is an important step to protect the estate trustee from personal liability.


e-Wills coming to British Columbia

The BC Government has put forward legislation that would allow for remotely-witnessed, electronically-signed, self-proving wills.


Administering Estates During COVID-19

With most parts of Ontario entering phase two, there will certainly be a backlog of probate applications being processed, unless there is some urgency. While courts continue to accept and process probate applications, we can expect months long delay in receiving Certificates.


Case Brief - Appealing a decision interpreting a will

In Kirst Estate (Re), 2020 ABCA 233, the Alberta Court of Appeal considered an appeal of a trial judge's interpretation of a will.


How We Protect Your Passwords

We’re outlining the steps we take at NoticeConnect to keep your confidential data secure. While we can’t go into too much detail for security reasons, this should provide a helpful overview.


HBO's Succession and Estate Planning Tips

HBO's hit show Succession chronicles the intertwined business and family drama of a high profile media family. The characters may be billionaires but the estate planning elements of the show are a reality for anyone doing succession planning.


Practice Considerations: Working With Clients Who Have Disabled Beneficiaries

Working with clients who have beneficiaries or loved ones with a disability requires a different approach from standard estate planning processes.


5 Password Best Practices for Law Firms

In their day-to-day work, lawyers use lots of passwords. From computers to client files to online services, there's no shortage of login credentials to keep track of.


Case Brief - Removing a co-executor due to conflict of interest

In Durand v. Durand et al., the Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba considered an application to remove a co-executor of an estate on the grounds that his ownership of a corporation was at odds with his fiduciary duty to the beneficiaries.


New Features with NoticeConnect Plus

We've launched NoticeConnect Plus, an optional subscription service that gives your firm access to powerful new features.


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