July 19, 2023

Discovery in the Estate Context

July 19, 2023 at 12:00PM (ET) on ZOOM
This Lunch and Learn seminar will address the fact-finding step of litigation known as “Discovery”.

Discovery in the Estate Context

July 19, 2023
at 12:00PM (ET) on ZOOM
This program is eligible for CPD hours required of Lawyers.
This program is eligible for CPD hours required of Lawyers.
Discovery in the Estate Context

Overview

This Lunch and Learn seminar will address the fact-finding step of litigation known as “Discovery”. It will consider Discovery’s procedures, rules, and strategic considerations. Key subjects include section 13 of the Evidence Act; Rule 30 of the Rules of Civil Procedure; the use of electronic documents; and expert reports. Other subjects covered will be what happens when the Will-drafting solicitor is examined; preparing a client for examination; steps following examination; use of Discovery at mediation; and use of Discovery at trial.

Topics include:

  • Section 13 of the Evidence Act
  • Examination of drafting solicitor
  • Preparing of client for examination
  • Steps post-examinations
  • Use of discovery at mediation
  • Use of discovery at trial

 

Discussion Materials

Main Paper


Session Recording

In the Media

This article was published by Law360 Canada, part of Lexis Nexis Canada Inc. on July 12, 2023.

Presenters

Partner, Wagner Sidlofsky LLP

Greg Sidlofsky

Partner, Wagner Sidlofsky LLP

James dunphy

Gold Sponsors

b'nai brith canada
Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
Toronto Dominion Bank

Silver Sponsors

Bank of Montreal - Trust and Estate Services
Gold Sponsors
b'nai brith canada
Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
Toronto Dominion Bank
Silver Sponsors
Bank of Montreal - Trust and Estate Services
Greg Sidlofsky

Gregory Sidlofsky

Managing Partner, Wagner Sidlofsky LLP

Gregory Sidlofsky is an experienced litigation lawyer certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. Greg aggressively and successfully advocates for his clients. He appears regularly before all levels of court in Ontario and before various administrative tribunals. Greg has also represented clients in proceedings before the Supreme Court of Canada.

James dunphy

James Dunphy

Partner, Wagner Sidlofsky LLP

James is a partner at Wagner Sidlofsky LLP. He practices exclusively in the areas of estate litigation, where he is certified as a Trust and Estate Practitioner, and commercial litigation. As a former criminal defence lawyer, James is well accustomed to high conflict, high stakes litigation. James is an assertive, knowledgeable advocate for his clients.