Lynne Daubaras2019-06-21T13:09:31-04:00

LYNNE DAUBARAS

Lynne Daubaras is a lawyer who has a practice focussing on estate litigation, estate planning and estate administration.  Prior to opening her firm, Lynne was a senior associate at a Bay Street litigation boutique, where she litigated a wide range of civil matters, many with an insurance component. She advises on and litigates a number of estate law matters, and assists clients with complex estate planning. She focuses on resolving disputes in estate, trust and capacity proceedings, and acts in matters involving powers of attorney and guardianship. Lynne further assists clients with family law matters, and has a developing practice in fertility law. She also has several years of experience litigating complex commercial insurance disputes, acting for both insurers and policyholders, and acts for individuals and corporations in a variety of civil litigation matters.  Lynne has appeared before all levels of Ontario Courts, and at the Federal Court of Canada, and has extensive mediation and arbitration experience.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Estate Planning

  • Wills, Powers of Attorney
  • Disability Planning
  • Inter Vivos and Testamentary Trusts

Estate Administration

  • Applications for Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee, With or Without a Will
  • Advice for Estate Trustees
  • Passing of Accounts Applications

Estate Litigation

  • Will Interpretation Applications
  • Guardianship Applications
  • Will Challenges
  • Dependent Support Claims
  • Trustee Disputes

Family Law

  • Domestic Contracts, including Separation Agreements
  • Divorce Proceedings
  • Division of Property
  • Custody and Access Matters
  • Spousal and Child Support
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Fertility Law Issues, including Contracts for Assisted Reproduction

EDUCATION

2006 J.D., University of Toronto,

1998 B.Ed. (Secondary), University of British Columbia

1997 M.A. (Germanic Studies), University of British Columbia

1996 B.A. (Joint Honours, English and German), McGill University,
2007 Called to the Ontario Bar