Law and the Older Adult Client
Author(s): Ontario Bar Association
Publication Date: November 2016
Format: download (PDF)


Description
For lawyers practicing in traditional fields of law, from real estate, family law and trusts & estates, to personal injury, charity law, health law and civil Litigation, Elder Law is here. As the baby boomer generation ages, the largest segment of society will soon be those over the age of 65. Get the knowledge and skill-set necessary to advise and represent older adults with this critical program. Join our experienced faculty to explore some of the many substantive, procedural and ethical complexities of Elder Law, and gather the tools you need to develop a best-practices approach to serving this growing demographic.

PROGRAM CHAIR

Steve Benmor, Benmor Family Law Group

TABLE OF CONTENTS

What is an Elder Law Practice?
Judith Wahl, Executive Director, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

Older Clients and Decisional Capacity: An Overview
Jane Martin, Dickson Appell LLP

Capacity as a Legal Concept
Graham Webb, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

The Roles of the Public Guardian and Trustee: Advising Your Older Adult Client
Jael Marques de Souza, Counsel, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Substitute Decision-Making: What You Need to Know
Lisa Toner, SorbaraLaw

Law and the Older Adult: Unraveling Critical Housing Issues
Heather Hogan, In-House Counsel, Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority

Complaints in Long-Term Care Homes
Jane Meadus, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

Elder Law: Marriage, Divorce & Predatory Marriages
Albert Oosterhoff, Professor Emeritus and Firm Counsel, WEL Partners
Kimberly Whaley, WEL Partners

Acting for an Elderly Client in A Real Estate Transaction
Alexander Henderson, Oiye|Henderson Barristers & Solicitors

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