Paul Emile Trudelle

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Partner
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone:
416-369-1140
866-497-0903
Fax:
416-369-1517
Email:

Paul E. Trudelle joined the firm in 2001 and is now a partner. Paul practices exclusively in the areas of estates, wills, trusts and guardianship litigation.

He is a frequent guest lecturer at Ontario Bar Association programs and the author of numerous articles focusing on estate issues.

Paul's articles include:

"Contesting a Claim Against an Estate: Notices of Contestation," OBA Annual Institute, 2014
"Severe Acts: Severing a Joint Tenancy," October 2012
"Professional Conduct Issues for Estate Solicitors," January 2012
"Suicide, Suicide Notes and Testamentary Capacity," 2010
"The Estate Trustee During Litigation," 2009
"Dealing with the Body, and Other Issues that Arise Immediately Upon Death," 2008
"Mutual Wills – A Review," 2007
"ODSP: What Every Estate Solicitor Needs to Know," 2007
"Removal of Estate Trustees: Who, What, Where, Why, When and How," CBAO, November 21, 2006
"Equalizing Gifts in Wills," Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, September 2004
"Getting Wills Signed in Difficult Situations – Due Execution for Solicitors," Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, September 2002
"Section 36 of the Substitute Decisions Act – Ademption Issues," – Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, January 2003
"Guardianship of Minors," Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, September 2002

Paul has an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and a B.A. from the University of Toronto. He was called to the Bar in 1992. Paul is on the Executive Committee of the Ontario Bar Association – Trusts and Estates Section and is a member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners, the Toronto Lawyers Association, and the Advocate's Society.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1992

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • LL.B.
  • University of Toronto
    • B.A.

Published Works

  • Contesting a Claim Against an Estate: Notices of Contestation, OBA Annual Institute, 2014
  • Severe Acts: Severing a Joint Tenancy, October, 2012
  • Professional Conduct Issues for Estate Solicitors, January, 2012
  • Suicide, Suicide Notes and Testamentary Capacity, 2010
  • The Estate Trustee During Litigation, 2009
  • Dealing with the Body, and Other Issues that Arise Immediately Upon Death, 2008
  • Mutual Wills – A Review, 2007
  • ODSP: What Every Estate Solicitor Needs to Know, 2007
  • Removal of Estate Trustees: Who, What, Where, Why, When and How, CBAO, November 21, 2006
  • Equalizing Gifts in Wills, Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, September, 2004
  • Getting Wills Signed in Difficult Situations – Due Execution for Solicitors, Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, September, 2002
  • Section 36 of the Substitute Decisions Act – Ademption Issues, Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, January, 2003
  • Guardianship of Minors, Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, September, 2002

Classes/Seminars

  • Frequent Guest Lecturer , Ontario Bar Association Programs

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP), Member
  • Ontario Bar Association, Member
  • The Advocates' Society, Member
  • Toronto Lawyers Association, Member
  • Ontario Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section, Section Executive