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Best Practices for Remote Hearings - eHearings Task Force Report and Checklists - May 13, 2020 

Best Practices and Etiquette for Remote Hearings - Teleconference & Videoconference



Documents submitted to the court in electronic format – Document naming protocol  - Effective January 14, 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

Consolidated Notice to the Profession, Litigants, Accused Persons, Public and the Media Re Expanded Operations of Ontario Superior Court of Justice - Updated December 22, 2020 (Latest amendment effective January 11, 2021)

Consolidated Notice to the Profession, Litigants, Accused Persons, Public and the Media Re Expanded Operations of Ontario Superior Court of Justice, effective May 19, 2020 - Updated November 24, 2020

Commercial List and Estates List Filing Direction - August 17, 2020 (Updated February 5, 2021)

Order in Council Amending 0. Reg. 129/20 - April 22, 2020

Notice to the Profession – Protocol for Civil Matters in the Superior Court of Justice, Central East Region (Effective July 27, 2020)

O. Reg. 129/20: ORDER UNDER SUBSECTION 7.0.2 (4) OF THE ACT - SIGNATURES IN WILLS AND POWERS OF ATTORNEY - April 7, 2020 Under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act 

COVID-19 Wills & Estate Planning (from Hull and Hull)

April 23, 2020 - Once again thanks to Ian Hull, for sharing the following practice points to assist you with will preparation during this time. Here is a link to some practice points for counterpart signing of wills: 

https://hullandhull.com/2020/04/witnessing-wills-and-poas-in-counterpart/


April 7, 2020 - Hull and Hull have shared their precedent checklist for conducting video wills and a precedent Form for the affidavit of execution on their blog: 

https://hullandhull.com/2020/04/witnessing-wills-and-poas-by-video-ontario-enacts-emergency-measures/

https://hullandhull.com/2020/04/witnessing-wills-by-video-affidavits-of-execution/

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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