Alex Procope spoke at the 21st Annual Estates and Trusts Summit (day 2) on October 11, 2018 on the ethical considerations for lawyers advising on the use of a power of attorney. This program presented annually by the Law Society of Ontario focused on topics including: Will interpretation Estate planning for the disabled and complex […]

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Alex Procope presented his paper on human rights and accommodating disabilities at the Law Society of Ontario‘s continued professional development program The Six-Minute Estates Lawyer Program, which took place in Toronto on May 3, 2018. This program was designed to get Estate solicitors and litigators up to date with legislative developments, recent case law, and best practices. […]

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Kelley commented today in The Lawyer’s Daily, on mental capacity issues arising in the case of Canadian boxing legend George Chuvalo.  A recent ruling of the Superior Court (2018 ONSC 311) found that Mr. Chuvalo lacks mental capacity to decide whether to reconcile with his second wife.  Two of his adult children from his first […]

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PBP Lawyers participated in a consultation session with the Law Commission of Ontario on its “Improving the Last Stages of Life” project.  This project considers how the law impacts the rights and choices for persons who are dying and their caregivers.  The Law Commission is conducting consultations throughout the province in order to better identify […]

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On November 25, 2016 Alex was invited to teach professional responsibility and mental health at the Windsor Law Mental Health and the Law course. Topics included capacity to instruct counsel, confidentiality, duty of loyalty, disability accommodation and the difference between best interests and client interests. […]

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Alex was mentioned by estate accountant Avi Dahary of AccounTrust in article about the importance of attorneys and guardians of property getting legal and accounting advice before problems arise.  Read The Full Story […]

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Alex participated in Osgoode Hall Law School‘s Mental Health Awareness Week, for the speakers panel: Critically exploring the implications of law on mental health. Alex discussed the intersection of the law and mental health from a practicing lawyer’s perspective. […]

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