LSLAP File Administration Policy for Probate and Estate Administration (16B:IV)
This chapter is specific to LSLAP clinicians. It sets out internal LSLAP practice and policy regarding wills & estates.
A. LSLAP File Administration Policy – Probate
LSLAP does not advise clients on probate issues. Such clients should be referred to a private lawyer. The potential liability in administering estates is too great to permit greater student involvement; the client should always be referred to a lawyer.
B. LSLAP File Administration Policy – Taxation
Estate taxation is complicated. Clients should be referred to lawyers who specialize in these matters or the CRA, which has agents who specialize in estate taxation.
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