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Felice Kirsh, Jordan Oelbaum, and Sender Tator named to Best Lawyers 2020


by Mitchell Rattner, Published: September 09, 2019

Tags: best lawyers,  estates,  felice kirsh,  jordan oelbaum,  sender tator,  trusts

Felice C. Kirsh, Jordan D. Oelbaum, and Sender B. Tator were recently recognized by their peers as three of the Best Lawyers in Canada for the year 2020 in the "Best Lawyers in Canada" survey for the specialty area of Trusts and Estates.

What you need to know before starting a will challenge: Leibel v. Leibel


by Robin Spurr, Published: November 07, 2014

Tags: estate litigation,  estates and trusts summit,  felice kirsh,  leibel v. leibel,  will challenge

There has been a lot of buzz in the legal community recently about the case of Leibel v. Leibel (reported as Leibel v. Lewis), which was decided by the Honourable Justice Greer in August of this year.  The reason for all the legal chatter is that this case clarified whether there is a limitation period on will challenges. It turns out, according to Justice Greer, that the regular two-year limitation period set out in the Limitations Act, 2002 applies equally to will challenges as it does to any other civil litigation.

Felice Kirsh speaks to financial advisors about best practices


by Rob Levesque, Published: September 18, 2014

Tags: estate litigation,  estates,  felice kirsh,  financial advisors

On September 16, 2014, Felice Kirsh gave a talk to a group of financial advisors at CIBC Wood Gundy titled "Keeping the Financial Advisor Out of Litigation".  Topics covered included taking instructions from clients; the importance of keeping a well-documented file; and ensuring that advice given is limited to the advisor's field of expertise.

Felice Kirsh to chair conference at Osgoode Hall Law School


by Rob Levesque, Published: September 17, 2014

Tags: conference,  estate litigation,  estates,  felice kirsh,  mediation,  osgoode hall

On Septermber 24, 2014, Felice Kirsh will chair a conference at Osgoode Hall Law School, titled "Managing, Mediating and Litigating Estates Disputes".  The conference will cover all stages of an estate litigation matter, from the initial client interview, to discovery, to mediation to trial.

Best Lawyers for 2015


by Rob Levesque, Published: September 17, 2014

Tags: best lawyers,  brian schnurr,  felice kirsh,  jordan oelbaum,  sender tator

Brian Schnurr, Felice Kirsh, Jordan Oelbaum and Sender Tator have each been recognized by their peers as being among the Best Lawyers in Canada in the specialty area of Estates and Trusts for the year 2015, in the Best Lawyers in Canada survey.

Parents have testamentary freedom


by Rob Levesque, Published: September 08, 2014

Tags: estate planning,  felice kirsh

Felice Kirsh was recently quoted in an article on Advocatedaily.com.  In "  Wealthy or not, parents have testamentary freedom"  , Felice advises parents to consider the size of their estate and the financial situation of each child when planning their estates. 

Leading practitioners


by Rob Levesque, Published: April 16, 2014

Tags: brian schnurr,  felice kirsh,  jordan oelbaum,  sandra schnurr

Brian Schnurr, Felice Kirsh, Sandra Schnurr and Jordan Oelbaum has each been recognized as a "Leading Practitioner" in the field of Estate Litigation in the 2014 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

Choose a power of attorney you trust


by Rob Levesque, Published: April 14, 2014

Tags: felice kirsh,  fraud,  powers of attorney

Felice Kirsh was recently quoted in an article on AdvocateDaily.com. In "Choose a power of attorney you trust",  Ms Kirsh explains that the first step in avoiding power of attorney fraud lies in who you appoint to take on the role.  Continue reading here.

Best Lawyers for 2014


by Rob Levesque, Published: February 01, 2014

Tags: best lawyers,  brian schnurr,  estate,  felice kirsh,  jordan oelbaum,  trusts

Brian A. Schnurr, Felice C. Kirsh and Jordan D. Oelbaum were recently recognized by their peers as three of the Best Lawyers in Canada for the year 2014 in the "Best Lawyers in Canada" survey for the specialty area of Trusts and Estates.

Brian Schnurr, Felice Kirsh and Jordan Oelbaum named to Best Lawyers 2013


by Robin Spurr, Published: December 20, 2012

Tags: best lawyers,  brian schnurr,  felice kirsh,  jordan oelbaum

Brian A. Schnurr, Felice C. Kirsh and Jordan D. Oelbaum were recently recognized by their peers as three of the Best Lawyers in Canada for the year 2013 in the "Best Lawyers in Canada" survey for the specialty area of Trusts and Estates.

Trust Company Best Practices


by Rob Levesque, Published: January 26, 2012

Tags: estates,  felice kirsh

On January 24, 2012, Felice Kirsh made a presentation on "Trust Company Best Practicies - How to Manage Client Expectations & Reduce Risk" at CIBC Trust.  

Brian Schnurr and Felice Kirsh named to Best Lawyers 2012


by Robin Spurr, Published: September 28, 2011

Tags: best lawyers,  brian schnurr,  felice kirsh

Brian A. Schnurr and Felice C. Kirsh were recently recognized by their peers as two of the Best Lawyers in Canada for the year 2012 in the "Best Lawyers in Canada" survey for the specialty area of Trusts and Estates.

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