End of Life Questions About Wills During COVID-19

From Canadian Lawyer Mag.

Estate lawyers in Alberta and British Columbia say they are fielding a wide range of queries from clients thinking about end of life decisions and are providing advice in a flexible manner despite the ongoing requirement to have wills witnessed in person.

For Bruce Hallsor, the managing partner of Crease Harman LLP in Victoria, there was a spike in requests from many clients the first two weeks of the COVID-19 crisis in Canada, “particularly people in the medical profession or essential services.” Now, he says, the requests have decreased a bit since the numbers of COVID-19 infections in BC has stabilized.

Read the whole article: https://www.canadianlawyermag.com/practice-areas/trusts-and-estates/estate-lawyers-in-british-columbia-and-alberta-field-end-of-life-questions-about-wills/328845

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