Felice Kirsh

Felice Kirsh
FIRM:
Schnurr Kirsh Oelbaum Tator LLP
POSITION:
Partner
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Estates & Wills & Trusts
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Felice Kirsh, a partner with the Toronto firm Schnurr Kirsh Oelbaum Tator LLP, focuses on estate litigation and mediation.

She graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1984 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1986.

For more than 25 years, Ms. Kirsh has handled estate litigation and mediation, including contested wills, trustee disputes, passing of accounts, will interpretations, dependent support claims, Family Law Act claims, and mental incompetency litigation. She is a certified specialist in the area of estates and trusts law.

Ms. Kirsh is a speaker and has chaired programs for the Law Society of Ontario. She has written and presented papers for professional and educational organizations, including Osgoode Hall School of Continuing Legal Education and the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners Canada on topics such as limitation periods in will challenges, claims against the estate by spouses under the Family Law Act, and special considerations for attorneys for property.

Outside of her legal work, Ms. Kirsh is on the board of directors of Trails Youth Initiatives, an organization that helps vulnerable youth.

Felice Kirsh Posts

Trust is key when choosing a power of attorney for personal care

When choosing a power of attorney for personal care it is extremely important that you choose someone you trust , says Toronto estates litigator Felice Kirsh. Read more

Kirsh recognized as leading estate litigator

Toronto trusts and estates lawyer Felice Kirsh has been recognized in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as one of the most consistently recommended practitioners in ... Read more

Personal touch key to strengthening client relationships

When it comes to solidifying long-term relationships with existing clients, Toronto estate litigation lawyer Felice Kirsh tells Lawyers Weekly a personal touch can go a long way. Read more

Choose a POA who is trustworthy, good with money

Toronto estates litigator Felice Kirsh says that when it comes to choosing an attorney to manage your assets under a power of attorney for property, it’s key that you choose someone trustworthy who can do a thoughtful job of managing your money. Read more

The importance of estate planning for common-law couples

Common-law couples in Ontario who do not have a will or cohabitation agreement are taking a significant risk, says Toronto estate litigator Felice Kirsh. Read more

Strategies for dealing with clients with weak or hopeless cases

In the often highly emotional area of trusts and estates, it’s not uncommon to encounter potential clients who may want to bring forward litigation with little to no merit, says Toronto litigator Felice Kirsh. Read more

Factors to consider before serving as estate trustee

When appointed as an estate trustee, it is crucial to examine several issues before taking up the appointment, says Toro... Read more

Kirsh to discuss ethical challenges in ADR

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