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UPDATE ON VIRTUAL WITNESSING OF WILLS AND POWERS OF ATTORNEY: SIGNING IN COUNTERPARTS NOW TEMPORARILY PERMITTED IN ONTARIO

As discussed in our last article, on April 7, 2020 The Lieutenant Governor in Council made an order under s.7.0.2(4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (the “Order“), to temporarily permit virtual execution of Wills and Powers of Attorney through audio-visual communication technology during the COVID-19 emergency. Read the full article.