Powers of Attorney and Guardianship - Non-Contentious and Contentious Matters, Short Course | Part time online | York University | Canada
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Powers of Attorney and Guardianship - Non-Contentious and Contentious Matters

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395 CAD/full
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About

The Powers of Attorney and Guardianship - Non-Contentious and Contentious Matters course offered by York University will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need over one intensive and dynamic evening. 

Overview

What you will study

A power of attorney should not be an afterthought during the will drafting and estate planning process. A thorough understanding of powers of attorney and guardianship is essential to practicing Wills and Estates.

In the Powers of Attorney and Guardianship - Non-Contentious and Contentious Matters course offered by York University , an expert faculty of practitioners will not only walk you through both contentious and non-contentious matters, but will also involve you in a dynamic discussion about best practices and the range of scenarios you might face in this area.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • Incapacity Planning
  • Powers of Attorney for Property
  • Powers of Attorney for Personal Care
  • Advance Care Directives and “Living Wills”
  • What are your Planning Options?
  • Primary and alternate appointments
  • Appointing multiple attorneys
  • Provisions regarding effective date/triggering event
  • Addressing compensation issues
  • Guardianship
  • Statutory guardians of property
  • Court appointment of guardians
  • Role of Attorneys and Guardians
  • Management of property
  • Personal care decisions
  • Best interests of the incapable, and other guiding principles
  • Accounting Obligations of Attorneys and Guardians
  • Importance of record-keeping
  • Applications to Pass Accounts
  • Remedies available on a Passing of Accounts
  • Contentious Guardianship Applications and Removal of Attorneys and Guardians
  • Grounds for removal
  • Common abuses of Powers of Attorney
  • Understanding the procedure

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • On Demand.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Lawyers practicing or wishing to practice in wills and estates

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    395 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 395 CAD for the full programme during 1 days.
  • National

    395 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 395 CAD for the full programme during 1 days.

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