February 8, 2011

Annual Report 2011

October 1, 2011

Project on Potential Undue Influence: Recommended Practices for Wills Practitioners (2011)

This project developed a set of recommended practices for will drafters to follow to ensure that the wills they prepare represent the genuine independent wishes of their clients and are insulated against challenge on the basis of undue influence.  The impetus for this project was the enactment of section 52 Read more…

September 28, 2011

Unfair Contracts Relief

The common law and equity have long had doctrines that allow a court to refuse to enforce an otherwise-valid contract because it is unfair. In addition, a number of statutes have been enacted to provide further protection for specific groups and to give courts greater remedial flexibility. The project examined Read more…

July 14, 2011

The Counterpoint Project

Responding to Elder Abuse and Neglect: Challenges for Health Care and Social Service Workers The purpose of the Counterpoint Project is to help health care and social service providers negotiate the various legal and ethical challenges in elder abuse prevention and response.  The resources produced as part of the Counterpoint Read more…

April 13, 2011

Elder Abuse and Neglect: What Volunteers Need to Know

Elder Abuse and Neglect: What Volunteers Need to Know is an introductory elder abuse workshop. This workshop has been created for volunteers who work with older people and Boards of Directors of organizations that serve aging clients. There are 3 types of resources available here: A workshop in the form Read more…