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.
Allinotte Law Office has now become Journey Law. We are still transitioning to the new name and brand. At the same time, we are overhauling most of our technology and systems. One of our major goals is to become almost entirely paperless. We currently only print a limited number of documents (usually requiring a “wet”
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
A non-paternity event (NPE) can cause significant legal issues. Cornwall lawyer Michele Allinotte discusses the Ontario law with Advocate Daily.
What happens to your will if your lawyer holds the original and they retire or die? Cornwall lawyer Michele Allinotte explains.
Cornwall lawyer Michele Allinotte discusses using gender neutral and inclusive language in legal documents and correspondence.
Cornwall lawyer Michele Allinotte speaks with Advocate Daily about how to incorporate your cryptocurrency assets into your estate plan.
An insolvent estate adds a layer of complexity to an already emotionally fraught situation. I was recently interviewed by Advocate Daily on this issue.
As society moves toward an online existence, it becomes increasingly important to account for our digital presence in our wills and in estate planning.