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CBA launches toolkit to assist lawyers handling mortgage instructions

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 2:42 PM | By Amanda Jerome

Dealing with mortgage matters isn’t as simple as it used to be, so the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) Real Property Section has developed an online toolkit to help lawyers dealing with complex mortgage instructions.

Raymond Leclair, Canadian Bar Association Real Property Section“We used to have very personal relationships, local bank managers and lawyers, and the [mortgage] instructions came from the branch,” said Raymond Leclair, a member of the CBA’s Real Property Section.

Leclair said that if a lawyer had an issue with mortgage instructions they used...