Archive for the ‘Estate Litigation’ Category

Prayer and Hope for Another Year

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Most of us avoid talking about death, but in reality many of us think about it regularly. It may be reading the obits or consideration of the Supreme Court ruling regarding physician assisted death; none of us know what the future brings but death is a certainty. We just don’t ...

Can Alzheimer’s Patients Consent to Care Without Speaking?

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

The British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision in Bentley v. Maplewood Seniors Care Society earlier this year. The closely watched case involved a late-stage Alzheimer’s patient who was supposedly consenting to being fed by opening her mouth when a spoon or glass was placed on her lower lip. The case raises ...