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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.
Webcast - Tuesday, October 27, 7:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.
Zoom Discussion Group - Wednesday, November 4, 7:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.
Brendon D. Pooran - Principal Lawyer, PooranLaw
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 - Associate, PooranLaw
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 - Associate, PooranLaw
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 - Associate, PooranLaw
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.