You Lucky Pet

A well-known theme of movies about animals involves the owner passing away and leaving their entire estate to their pets. This has also happened famously in real life. The world’s richest dog is Gunther IV as he inherited $375 million US from his dad who inherited his...

To Ventilate or Not to Ventilate?

The title of a recent National Post article is a good summary of new discussions I have had with several clients about personal planning in light of COVID-19. “Some critically ill COVID-19 patients choosing to die at home rather than be treated with ventilator in ICU”...

Res Ipsa Loquitur . . . or does it?

What if I told you that this: In witness whereof the parties hereunto have set their hands to these presents as a deed on the day month and year hereinbefore mentioned. (24 words) and this: Signed on (DATE) …………. (2 words plus the date) mean exactly the same thing?...

ILA – Signing on the Dotted Line

How do you feel about acronyms? Sometimes it can be a fun guessing game. How about this one… ILA? Independent Learning Academy…Interior Logging Association…and my personal favorite, Independent Legal Advice.  Okay, maybe not as exciting as the International Lime...