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Make a Will Month provides an annual checkup for lawyers and the public

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 11:06 AM | By Caroline Abela and Megan Mah

According to a 2012 survey conducted by lawyers’ insurance company LawPRO, 56 per cent of Canadian adults do not have a signed will and 71 per cent do not have a signed power of attorney. The Ontario Bar Association hopes to tackle this issue during Make a Will Month, a public outreach campaign aimed at educating the public about the importance of executing a will and powers of attorney and informing the public about the ways in which lawyers can assist in estate planning.

Throughout the...