Diane Vieira Archive


Email: dvieira@devrieslitigation.com

Site: http://www.devrieslitigation.com

About: Diane has practiced in the area of estate, trust and capacity litigation since she was called to the Ontario Bar in 2006. She obtained her law degree from Queen’s University after completing an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto. She is a member of the executive of the Trusts & Estates Section of the Ontario Bar Association and a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association.

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Rosa Parks’ Estate Tied Up in Litigation as Her Memorabilia Goes to Auction

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Almost six years after her death, the estate of civil rights hero Rosa Parks is still being litigated.  Court pleadings recently filed with the Michigan Supreme Court provide new details about the controversy surrounding Parks’ estate. At the time of her death, Parks’ estate had liquid assets of only $372,000, but ...

When to Serve the Public Guardian and Trustee

Friday, June 10th, 2011

The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee has multiple functions and involvement in a diverse range of legal proceedings.  Most estate practitioners are familiar with the requirements that the Public Guardian and Trustee be served with applications to appoint guardians of property and person and for court approval of settlements involving a ...