Legal Papers

Near Death Decisions and Deathbed Wills

by: , January 16, 2023

Last week, Justin de Vries presented at the Estate Planning Council of Canada’s All About Estate Planning event. For this talk, he co-authored a paper with Tyler Lin on the subject of Near Death Decisions & Deathbed Wills. We hope you enjoy reading this paper.  

Three Practical Tips for Navigating a Deathbed Retainer

by: and , June 2, 2022

Did you know that deathbed wills are the original will? In this paper published by the Law Society of Ontario’s annual Six-Minute Estates Lawyer 2022 program, Justin de Vries and Tyler Lin explore best practices for solicitors in navigating a deathbed retainer scenario. This paper is structured around three general tips for the consultation, pre-retainer…read more