Lawyers

Elizabeth Lockhart

  • T: (613) 221-5895
  • F: (343) 888-2619
  • E: elizabeth@acaciagroup.ca

Professional Affiliations:

  • Christian Legal Fellowship

About

Elizabeth Lockhart is a barrister, solicitor, and mediator with an LL.B. from the University of Windsor and a B.A. from the University of Waterloo.  She was called to the Ontario bar in 2000, at which time she received a share of the Elisabeth Slasor Prize donated by Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP for the student attaining the highest grade in Estate Planning at Ottawa.   

Elizabeth practices primarily in estate law.  She prepares Wills and Powers of Attorney for clients as well as guiding clients in matters related to the Succession Law Reform Act, The Substitute Decisions Act, The Absentees Act, and the Declarations of Death Act as well as other estate related legislation.  She has been successful counsel in precedent-setting Ontario cases including Mladen Estate v. McGuire and Poole v. Poole

A frequent speaker on issues related to estate planning, powers of attorney and guardianship, Elizabeth has done presentations and papers for the County of Carleton Law Association’s annual conferences as well as other CCLA continuing legal education programs.  She has presented at the Ontario Bar Association Professional Development Trusts and Estates Law Program.  She regularly does seminars related to planning for disabled beneficiaries for various community groups including REACH Canada and Families Matter Co-operative Inc. 

Elizabeth has a particular interest in helping families who have children with special needs.

Expertise

Details

Practice Areas:

Estate Law

Estate Administration

Estate Planning

Estate Litigation

Trusts

Wills

Powers of Attorney

Guardianship Applications

Asset protection

Trusts

Bequests and Gifts

Bar Admissions:

Ontario (2000)

Education:

University of Waterloo, (1986) B.A.

University of Windsor, (1998) LL.B.

Mladen Estate v. McGuire, 2007 CanLII 10904 (ON SC)

Poole v. Poole, [2008] O.J. No. 4916

Expertise

Practice Areas:

Estate Law

Estate Administration

Estate Planning

Estate Litigation

Trusts

Wills

Powers of Attorney

Guardianship Applications

Asset protection

Trusts

Bequests and Gifts

Bar Admissions:

Ontario (2000)

Education:

University of Waterloo, B.A.

University of Windsor, LL.B.

Details

Mladen Estate v. McGuire, 2007 CanLII 10904 (ON SC)

Poole v. Poole, [2008] O.J. No. 4916