Mickey Rooney’s Estate and Shedding Light on Financial Elder Abuse

Friday, April 11th, 2014

It is not surprising that Mickey Rooney's estate may become embroiled in litigation.  Mr. Rooney was married nine times; he was survived by a number of children and stepchildren, and was estranged from his current wife at the time of his death.  Such full lives often lead to complicated estates. More ...

June is Senior’s Month

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

June is Senior’s Month and on the 15th of June, the UN has declared World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Thanks to the Ontario government, Elder Abuse Awareness Workshops are taking place across the Province. I had the pleasure of participating in the 50+ Festival on ‘Stopping Elder Abuse’ this ...

Protecting Canada’s Seniors Act

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

You may remember our earlier blog regarding the Protecting Canada’s Seniors Act (“Act”).  It was passed December 13, 2012 in parliament and received royal assent the next day.  The Act came into force 30 days after Royal Assent and is therefore law now. The ministry’s statement after the passing of the ...