News in Wills and Estates
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Today is UN Day of the Older Person. The theme of the 2013 commemoration is “The future we want: what older persons are saying”. In recognition of this day we invite you to check our our latest webinar ODSP and Aging as well as resources in legal topics of interest to Older people in Ontario.
Date Friday, September 27, 2013
Time 9 a.m. - 12 noon
Place Cobourg Library, Rotary Room, 200 Ontario Street, Cobourg
Contact April Maurer, 905-373-4464 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This LEARN LAW Legal Awareness Workshop will look at issues of consent, capacity, and problems related to powers of attorney.
September 26 Workshop, Picton: Planning for the Future: Who will make decisions for you when you can't?
When: Thursday, September 26, 2013 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Books and Company 289 Main Street Picton, ON
The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre in is hosting a free Learn Law workshop on September 26th, 2013 in Picton, Ontario on the issues of consent, capacity and problems with Powers of Attorney.
Date Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Time 5 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Place 158 George St., Level 1, Belleville
This is a professional development workshop for service providers being held in Belleville, Ontario.
If bill passes, Quebec will be first province to allow doctors to prescribe a lethal dose to terminally ill patients.
Date Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Time 5:30 p.m. Wills; 7 p.m. Small Claims Court
Place The Law Society of Upper Canada, 130 Queen St. West, Toronto, University & Queen W. (at Osgoode subway station)
Register Advance registration is required by May 3 to ensure a seat. Please register online or by phone: 416-947-3413/1-800-668-7380 ext. 3413.
In two, free, one-hour sessions, lawyers and paralegals will provide you with helpful information and explain common concerns about wills and Small Claims Court.
Workshops on March 12 & 13 will have information on healthcare consent and advance care planning. The first one is for the public and the second is for professionals in the healthcare and legal sectors.
Help us spread the word about the Your Legal Rights website by ordering some of our promotional bookmarks or posters to post or distribute in your workplace or community. You can order bookmarks by calling CLEO at 416-408-4420 ext 833.
Some bedridden or housebound elderly people have been denied service by Canadian banks, which refuse to cash cheques and do other transactions on their behalf, unless they come to the bank.