Annual Report 2022-2023

  • July 10, 2023

Summary of Meetings: Wills & Trusts - Victoria

Number of Meetings Held:3

November 7, 2022
Registration Count: 200
Guest Speakers: Hana Felix, Island Law Office
Meeting Title/Topic: E-Wills under WESA s.35.2 and 35.3
Synopsis: Hana Felix provided an overview of the new legislation and resources that can be used in execution of wills under the new WESA provisions.

February 16, 2023
Registration Count In-Person: 69
Guest Speakers: Joan Coatie and Kat Bellamano
Meeting Title/Topic: Elder Mediation Round Table
Synopsis: This event provided an opportunity to connect or reconnect with other lawyers working in the investigation sphere.

March 1, 2023
Registration Count: 91
Guest Speakers: Daniel Boisvert and Clare Jennings
Joint Meeting with Wills & Trusts Sections Meeting Title/Topic: Notaries Drafting Trust and Probate Applications - a good idea or not?
Synopsis: Daniel Boisvert discussed how Notaries plan to expand their scope of practice to include the preparation of testamentary trusts and probate applications. Clare Jennings provided an overview on existing submissions and facilitate the discussion.