WeirFoulds Associate Anna Alizadeh discusses Canadian inheritance law in article published by Lexpert Magazine

On September 27, 2021, Lexpert Magazine published an article authored by WeirFoulds associate Anna Alizadeh from our Wills, Trusts and Estates Practice Group.

The article provides a quick guide to Canadian inheritance law in which Anna discusses how wills, trusts and family dynamics shape the law. Anna unpacks some of the recent developments in trusts & estates law and provides a clear and concise explanation of legal matters that can often be confusing to those who need to access them the most.

Canadian inheritance law has seen a rapid evolution over the past two decades, leading to a change in estate planning strategies.  While many of the legal principles have remained largely unchanged, the laws governing testamentary succession continue to evolve in Ontario and across the country. More recently, the pandemic has been a stressful period for everyone, and estate planning is one issue that has been brought to the forefront of people’s minds.  It has become more imperative than ever to ensure that your estate planning documents are up to date.

To read the full article in Lexpert Magazine, click here.

To learn more about WeirFoulds’ Wills, Trusts and Estates Practice Group, click here.

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