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BLAW 1010

This course provides students with in-depth knowledge of Ontario's inheritance laws and associated procedural matters such as the preparation of wills and powers of attorney documents. Steps in the administration of estates of deceased persons, both testate and intestate, are studied in detail, including the application for certificate of appointment of estate trustees. Estate and trust planning in general receives some consideration, as well as tax issues arising on death. In addition, the course examines various topics in estate mediation and estate litigation.