Contingency Planning for Lawyers: Expecting the Unexpected

By | Toronto Estate Law Blog | August 29, 2014
Contingency Planning for Lawyers: Expecting the Unexpected

Lawyers have a number of unique professional obligations and responsibilities.  Many of these relate to duties owed by the lawyer to his or her clients or to the courts.  One of the responsibilities of a lawyer in providing help to a client is to ensure that the client will not run into problems if the lawyer is suddenly and unexpectedly incapacitated or unable to work. 

Knock This Challenge Off Your (Ice) Bucket List and Support a Great Cause

By | Toronto Estate Law Blog | August 21, 2014
Knock This Challenge Off Your (Ice) Bucket List and Support a Great Cause

As Estate lawyers, we sadly deal with Estates where individuals have been diagnosed with devastating illnesses such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).  On the other hand, we also have the benefit of seeing how much charitable giving is accomplished through Estate planning to organizations that are striving to cure or alleviate these, or many other, illnesses.