DNR Order Confirmation Form – A Directive is Not Enough

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Clients who have strong preferences regarding their personal care sometimes include wishes or directions for their attorney to follow in making health care decisions on their behalf. These wishes or directions may include the client’s desire that the hospital refrain from administering CPR or other resuscitation. In addition or alternatively, ...

Pension Beneficiary Designations – Don’t Forget the Tax!

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

In Will drafting, it is common to include beneficiary designations for life insurance, TFSAs and RRSPS/RRIFs, but sometimes pension plans are overlooked. If the client has a spouse (married or common law), the spouse will automatically receive the client’s pension survivor benefits pursuant to Ontario law. However, members of a ...