Associates Jessica Lo and Cassandra Drake presented to a group of young lawyers of the Canadian Bar Association on October 26th. The topic was practice tips and traps in the area of Wills and Estates.
Ms. Lo and Ms. Drake discussed their respective solicitor and litigator’s perspectives of Wills and Estate Law. They covered subtopics such as important inquiries to make at the outset of estate planning; how to evaluate the strength of a potential estate litigation claim; and other relevant issues such as mental incapacity, undue influence, spousal status and blended families. Also covered were practical tips for drafting Wills and other planning documents.
Jessica Lo practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, and corporate commercial law. Cassandra Drake practices family law, estate litigation, as well as general litigation.
This article is intended to be an overview of the law and is for informational purposes only. Readers are cautioned that this article does not constitute legal or professional advice and should not be relied on as such. Rather, readers should obtain specific legal advice in relation to the issues they are facing.