Justin de Vries Archive

Email: jdevries@devrieslitigation.com

Site: http://www.devrieslitigation.com

About: Justin has been consistently named as one of the Best Lawyers in Canada/Trusts & Estates. He is an accomplished litigator who has appeared before all levels of the Ontario Court & the Federal Court of Canada. Justin's areas of expertise include: estate, trust, and capacity litigation, as well as probate applications and estate administration. He regularly speaks on estate, trust and capacity issues.


Gifting and Incapacity – A Cautionary Tale

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Edward Foley was a dairy farmer.  In the last years of his life, he suffered two strokes.  Edward’s daughter, Dorothy, was his attorney for property.  After his second stroke, Dorothy managed her father’s banking and general finances for the rest of his life.  However, she did not manage his investment ...

LIFE … Death & Taxes

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Today’s blog is written by guest blogger Katherine Downey. Katherine is a professional educator and licensed funeral director specializing in prepaid funeral planning. She can be reached at (905) 717-9197 or at (905) 399-5341. Email: katdowney@legacymatters.ca. Website: www.legacymatters.ca You have died. Over the next few days what will that look like ...