-Why do people add their (adult) kids to their homes and bank accounts?
-Why are cabins such a problem in estates?
-My spouse gets everything when I die, right?
-What happens with assets with the second marriage?
-What do business owners need to consider?
Lynne Butler, BA LLB TEP
Lynne was first called to the Alberta Bar in 1986. She moved home to Newfoundland and Labrador in 2012 and was called to the bar here. Lynne have always worked in wills, probate, trusts, powers of attorney, estate litigation, and elder law.
Lynne is the chairperson of the Wills and Estates section of the Newfoundland Bar Admission Course. I am a Course Facilitator (online teacher) for the Legal Writing, Legal Research and Legal Drafting sections of the Alberta Bar Admission Course.
She is the editor of MC², the national magazine of Mensa Canada.
She is the former host of “The Law Show”, a weekly radio program on VOCM Radio.
Lynne has been interviewed about estate-related matters by CPAC, BNN, CityTV, Global TV, CBC Radio, VOCM Radio, the Wall Street Journal, the Globe and Mail, the Edmonton Journal, the Vancouver Province, the Toronto Star, the Montreal Gazette, Maclean’s Magazine, Today’s Parent Magazine, Succession Planning Magazine, Canadian Lawyer Magazine, Cottage Magazine, Advisor’s Edge Magazine, Momstown Magazine, Caregiver Solutions Magazine, and numerous websites.
Lynne is the author of 9 books about estate planning, with the 10th being published in the fall of 2018, and one book about legal history.
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