This 1-hour virtual event will be led by Ontario lawyers who specialize in family law and estates law. The panel will share their knowledge and expertise by providing valuable insights into the legal implications of separation and divorce on Wills, Estates, and Powers of Attorney. The aim of this webinar is to provide legal professionals, as well as those navigating family law matters, with a better understanding of the intersection of these two areas of law.
1. Wills & Powers of Attorneys
a. What is a Will and why is it important to have?
b. Health and financial decisions, why separate the two?
c. Childcare and parenting
d. Capacity Issues
2. Separation & Divorce
a. What happens if there is a Will and subsequent separation?
b. What happens when there is a Will and the parties are common law and separated?
c. Can a separated spouse inherit under a Will?
d. What happens when there is a Will and subsequent divorce?
3. No Will or Inadequate Provisions
a. No Will and then separated, does the separated married spouse have any right to inherit
b. What happens when a married spouse dies and makes an “inadequate” will
c. Are any options open to married survivors who are left an inadequate will
d. Are the options different if you are a common-law spouse?As part of the presentation, the speakers will be taking questions from the audience. Registrants are encouraged to send their questions in advance upon registration or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is complimentary and all are welcome. Registrants will receive an email via Zoom upon registration with their login details for the event.
To respect confidentiality, all attendees’ identities will remain anonymous to other audience members.
*Please note that all of the content provided in the presentations is intended to provide general information on separation, divorce, and family law matters, and should not be construed as legal advice.