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Program Feature: Wills & EPAs—Commonly Occurring Issues

Join program co-chairs Patricia L. Daunais QC and John E.S. Poyser and faculty for Wills & EPAs—Commonly Occurring Issues January 23 (Edmonton) or January 30 (Calgary).


Analyze common issues and identify practical resolutions when dealing with wills and enduring powers of attorney.



Patricia L. Daunais QC | Daunais McKay + Harms | Calgary

John E.S. Poyser | The Wealth and Estate Law Group | Calgary



Peter J. Glowacki | Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Vancouver

Sandra L. Hawes | Miller Thomson LLP | Edmonton

Jennifer R. Lamb | Carscallen LLP | Calgary



Presentations include:

  • Rules for Lapse and Other Failed Gifts
  • The Resistant Grantor: Best Practices and Ethical Considerations for Attorneys
  • Flawed EPAs and Diminished Clients
  • Tricky Sticky Wills and Codicils
  • Non-Compliant Wills: When Scribbles on a Napkin May Actually Be a Will

Get answers to key questions, including:

  • When is it time for a person to consider granting Power of Attorney?
  • Who is the best person to appoint as attorney?
  • What issues are at play when a donor is reluctant to grant Power of Attorney?
  • Once the EPA is validly in place, can I still take instructions from the donor?
  • When should an attorney give instructions?
  • When does a litigation guardian supersede an attorney?



Register online to attend Wills & EPAs—Commonly Occurring Issues January 23 (Edmonton) or January 30 (Calgary). Register on or before December 11 to take advantage of our early bird pricing.

View the brochure for program details.