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Our will registry keeps your information confidential

We're launching the Canada Will Registry this Spring. We've designed it in a way that keeps your data confidential and we've obtained a legal opinion from a leading Canadian law firm confirming that estate practitioners have the implicit consent of their clients to register their wills with us.


The top three strangest wills

Some people think creating a will is a solemn occasion - a way of staring down one’s own mortality and acknowledging that nothing lasts forever. Others, by contrast, have taken it upon themselves to make their wills as eccentric and unique as they were in life.


Millions worth of Bitcoin inaccessible because of a lost password

Investors of the Canadian cryptocurrency company QuadrigaCX are left disgruntled and worried after the co-founder and CEO, Gerald Cotten, died. You may be wondering why this is an important story for those of you who are in the business of estates. Well, let’s break it down.


It's official: wills are not trusts

The Divisional Court has resolved the recent confusion caused by the conflicting Milne and Panda decisions about the validity of certain wills containing "basket clauses".


Case Brief: Determining the purchase price of a business

In Muchmaker Estate (Re), 2019 ONSC 59, the court had to interpret a provision in the deceased's secondary will for determining the purchase price of his business, among other issues.


A Conversation with the Attorney General

NoticeConnect founder Patrick Hartford had the opportunity yesterday to chat with Ontario's Attorney General, the Hon. Caroline Mulroney, at the Legal Innovation Zone in downtown Toronto.


Introducing the Canada Will Registry

NoticeConnect is launching the Canada Will Registry in 2019. We're building on our Knowledge of a Will notices to solve the problem of identifying missing or competing wills.


What We're Reading

For those of us here at NoticeConnect, we like to keep on top of the latest estate news and issues so we don’t lose touch with what’s most important to our clients.


New NoticeConnect Account Features

We've deployed two new features to make your NoticeConnect account more powerful. You can now save draft notices and return to them later. And you can also access your order and billing history, and download copies of receipts or invoices, directly from your account.


Our estate notice matching system

The NoticeConnect Creditor Dashboard is a tool that alerts you when an estate notice to creditors matches one of your receivables.


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