2021/02/25 | In Moses v. Moses, 2021 ONSC 587, the S.C.J. considered whether a son had standing to challenge his father's will, given that the father's previous will also left nothing to his son.
2021/02/24 | We are a year into life with Covid-19 and while we’ve certainly adjusted to the changes introduced by the Ontario Government in an effort to modernize the justice system, there are more noteworthy changes that will likely come into effect this April.
2021/02/22 | Saskatchewan has updated its estate administration rules and now requires Notices to Claimants to be published on NoticeConnect.
2021/02/17 | Submitting a search with the Canada Will Registry is simple and takes less than five minutes. All you have to do is tell us who you are, whose will you're searching for, and how to reach you. Follow these simple steps below to submit a search for any estate.
2021/01/29 | Davies Spina Falquez LLP (“DSF”) is a law firm in Toronto that discovered a missing will as a direct result of searching the Canada Will Registry. Susan Davies, founder and partner at DSF, has been using NoticeConnect since 2017.
2021/01/29 | In Barsoki v. Wesley, 2020 ONSC 7407, the SCJ looked at a will with some less-than-clear provisions that gave the deceased's friend an unclear proprietary interest in her home.
2021/01/26 | With 2020 finally behind us, it’s time to step forward into a new year that’s hopefully much less turbulent than the last one. But, there’s no need to do it alone. Below, we’ve outlined four steps legal professionals can take to kick off the year on a high note and carry it all the way through.
2021/01/15 | Last month we onboarded the Queen’s Elder Law Clinic onto the Canada Will Registry! Serving the Kingston community since 2010, the Queen's Elder Law Clinic offers free legal services to elders that may not have the resources to seek legal counsel.
2020/11/30 | In Viertelhausen v. Viertelhausen, 2020 ONSC 6744, the Ontario Superior Court considered an application to remove an estate trustee due to an alleged conflict of interest and personal animus.
2020/11/27 | Acting as a fiduciary can be particularly onerous for a lay person. As a lawyer whose client may be considering taking on the role (or is currently in the role) of an estate trustee, attorney for property or a trustee, it is of utmost importance to equip your clients with the knowledge...