Wills & Estate Planning: Legacy Planning for a Relative with a Disability
If you’re supporting a family member with a disability, one of the most important steps you can take to help secure their future is to create a will and estate plan.
What's in it for you:
- An understanding of the fundamental elements of an estate plan.
- An overview of estate planning considerations families caring for a family member with a disability must be aware of.
- An overview of what's involved in setting up a will, with steps you can take to get started.
- A breakdown of different types of trusts people typically include in a will.
- An overview of the two types of Power of Attorney.
- An opportunity to connect with other families in our Virtual Discussion Groups.
- A digital workbook filled with free legal resources, worksheets and practical next steps that will support you in taking action.
Brendon D. Pooran is involved in all areas of his firm’s practice and regularly provides advice to individuals, families, organizations and government in the areas of wills & estates planning; disability law; and corporate law for not-for-profit and charitable organizations. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Queen`s University and a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.
Saquiba Rahman is an Associate at PooranLaw in the areas of wills & estates planning; disability law; and corporate law for not-for-profit and charitable organizations. She holds a Bachelors of Social Sciences from the University of Ottawa, a Master’s Degree from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.
Elisa Mangina’s practice focuses on the needs of individuals, families, not-for-profits and charities. She has a particular interest in the unique legal issues that confront individuals with disabilities and their families. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University, a Master’s and PhD from Cornell University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto.
Stephanie Dickson is a passionate social justice lawyer who advocates for the rights of people with disabilities. She has years of experience working on disability and poverty-related legal issues. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Windsor and a Bachelor of Laws from McGill University.