The Year in Review; Legalization of Medical Aid in Death |

The Year in Review; Legalization of Medical Aid in Death

The Year in Review; Legalization of Medical Aid in Death

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Angela Fallow
Mary-Alice Thompson
Cunningham Swan LLP
40 minutes
$89.00 plus tax

Angela Fallow discusses the legal implications of the controversial subject of medically assisted death.


Angela Fallow

Mary-Alice Thompson

Mary-Alice Thompson is the partner responsible for the Wills and Estates Law Group at Cunningham Swan Carty Little & Bonham, and she also practises Real Estate. Mary-Alice is the only estate planning lawyer in Kingston recognized by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Certified Specialist in Estates and Trusts Law.

Mary-Alice puts her expertise to work by offering advice and assistance in making some of the hardest decisions in life. She can help with all aspects of estate planning, including wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. She offers expert advice to help:

  • to minimize future conflicts,
  • to facilitate tax savings, and
  • to protect  peace of mind.

For an executor with a difficult or confusing estate, she offers practical and knowledgeable guidance to help negotiate the administration and keep out of court. She also works with charitable trusts and corporations, and advises on issues of charitable gifting, changes to charitable status, and applications under s. 13 of the Charities Accounting Act.

Before joining Cunningham Swan in 2010, Mary-Alice worked for a trust company, and for many years in her own successful practice as a Trust and Estate Practitioner. She keeps up on the latest developments in estate matters, and is frequently invited to speak on topics in estate planning, estate administration and elder law, in which she has a special interest. Mary-Alice been a sessional and guest lecturer at the Queen’s Law School, and has also taught at the University of Alberta (English not Law), St. Lawrence College and for the Bar Admission Course of the Law Society of Upper Canada.

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