*Disclaimer. This procedure does not follow the formal, legal requirements for execution of these documents under the laws of Ontario and Michele Allinotte and Journey Law accept no responsibility if this procedure is used and damages arise. Every lawyer in Ontario is responsible for their own interpretation of the law and their professional obligations. Special
Due to COVID-19 disrputions, the team at Journey Law is working from home until further notice. We recognize that many of our clients will be working from home, or may not be working at all due to these disruptions. Though things are uncertain right now, this time is an opportunity for all of us to
Here at Journey Law, we are following the news about COVID-19. We know that the disruption, if not the illness itself, is already having an impact on our clients and our community. While we don’t believe there is a need to panic, we do think it is important for our team to be prepared so
Bill 145, Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2020, received royal asset yesterday. Among other things, this means real estate professionals in Ontario can incorporate without needing to be a broker. Journey Law can help.
Preparing a do-it-yourself will can bring complications and should only be done in the rarest of circumstances, Cornwall wills and estates lawyer Michele Allinotte tells AdvocateDaily.com.
Naming a legal guardian for your children when you are married can be difficult, and it comes with different challenges when you are divorced, says Cornwall wills and estates lawyer Michele Allinotte. Allinotte, principal of Journey Law (formerly Allinotte Law Office), says choosing someone to raise your children if you die unexpectedly is an essential part
Regularly reviewing your will is a vital part of estate planning, especially for those in their golden years beginning new romantic relationships, says Cornwall wills and estates lawyer Michele Allinotte. Allinotte, principal of Journey Law (formerly Allinotte Law Office), says circumstances can change dramatically after a person draws up their will, and those changes can have
Drawing up a will can give you peace of mind but naming a power of attorney may be even more essential, says Cornwall wills and estates lawyer Michele Alinotte. While it shouldn’t be a choice of one over the other, having a will but not a power of attorney could create chaos if you become
Owning an animal is a privilege and responsibility, so owners need to make arrangements for their pet’s care in wills and possibly even in prenuptial agreements, says Cornwall wills and estates lawyer Michele Allinotte. “Though many people may not realize it, pets are defined as property in Ontario law, so they need to be dealt with
Living apart together relationships require planning and advice. Cornwall lawyer Michele Allinotte discusses a few areas for couples to think about.