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Recent notices

Estates court rules and form changes - July 1, 2022   Summary Table

NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION, PARTIES, PUBLIC AND THE MEDIA - EFFECTIVE APRIL 19, 2022

Consolidated Notice to the Profession, Litigants, Accused Persons, the Public and the Media (May 19, 2020) - UPDATED March 18, 2022 re new probate application Information Form

New Estate Forms under Rules 74 & 75 of the Rules of Civil Procedure are effective January 1, 2022. Link to New Forms.

NOTICE TO LEGAL PROFESSION - On October 15, 2021, a regulation was filed to amend court rules and forms for estates proceedings in the Superior Court of Justice: O. Reg. 709/21, amending the Rules of Civil Procedure. The regulation: 

  •  streamlines the Rule 74 probate process;
  • aligns the Rule 74 application forms with Succession Law Reform Act amendments to sections 15(a), 16, 17 and 43.1 that were made through the Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021, Schedule 9; and
  • makes administrative amendments to 15 estate court forms.

These estate court rule and form amendments will come into force on January 1, 2022. Summary. Link to New Forms.

Documents submitted to the court in electronic format – Document naming protocol  - Effective January 11, 2021. Below are sample document names:

Expert Report – Defendant – Loblaws Inc. – 13-MAR-2021
Financial Statement Form 13.1 – Respondent – A. Wong – 21-NOV-2021

11b Application  Defence  Nathanson  12-JAN-2021

Commercial List and Estates List Filing Direction - August 17, 2020 (Updated March 15, 2021)

Free CPD on demand webcast (see link on Members Only page): Your Wills and Estates Practice and the COVID-19 Pandemic: What You Need to Know Right Now

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