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john carrPodcast Transcipt – John Carr

Do you live or have a loved one living on Prince Edward Island? During our podcast, lawyer John Carr gives us an overview of some of the laws in that province. We discuss:

  • Can a person appoint a corporate attorney?
  • Will a General Power of Attorney allow the person that I appoint to perform some of the duties of an Executor/Trustee?
  • Is my Power of Attorney effective even if I become mentally incapacitated?
  • Can the person I appoint make a new Will or replace me as a Director of my Corporation?
  • What responsibilities does the person I appoint have?
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About John Carr, Senior Partner, Q.C., TEP

John is the senior partner in the firm. He is a native Prince Edward Islander practicing in Charlottetown for more than 30 years. John is a Kings College and Dalhousie Law School graduate. He continues to maintain close ties to both schools.

John’s practice is varied and includes Corporate-Commercial, Estates, Trusts, and Real Estate. He is a certified Trust and Estate Practitioner.

John is married to Connie MacKay-Carr. They have two adult children, Sarah and Alex, and two grandchildren, Aela and Kallen. In his free time, John enjoys sailing and can often be found navigating the Eastern Seaboard with his wife in their Beneteau sailboat. He also enjoys walking, reading and travelling.

Carr, Stevenson & MacKay

Carr, Stevenson & MacKay has been offering a comprehensive range of legal services to clients from across Prince Edward Island for over 30 years. Due in large part to our commitment to providing our clients with quality personalized care, the firm has earned a sterling reputation as a top law firm in the province. The founding partners of the firm, John Carr Q.C., Barbara Stevenson Q.C. and J. Gordon MacKay Q.C. have cultivated a firm culture that focuses on putting the client first and ensuring that his or her needs and expectations are fulfilled every time they walk through our doors. The firm’s perspective is shaped by its connection to the province of Prince Edward Island and a genuine commitment to improving the community in which we all live. Our clients know they are valued at Carr, Stevenson & MacKay and take comfort in our vast experience to assert and guard their legal interests provincially, nationally and internationally.

We are a general practice law firm offering services in the areas of real estate, all types of civil litigation including personal injury, insurance, family, criminal, administrative, labour and corporate-commercial, and wills and estates law. Our firm has extensive experience in estate planning and in the administration of wills and trusts. Our lawyers recognize the importance of competent guidance in this personal area of law and have vast experience providing our clients with services that include last wills and testaments, powers of attorney, probate and administration petitions, and estate planning advice.

The firm first began operating in 1984 at historic Peake House in downtown Charlottetown. In order to meet the needs of clientele, present and future, and to accommodate the firm’s growth, in the summer of 2013, the firm moved around the corner to its present location in a modern office building located at 65 Queen Street, Charlottetown.

65 Queen Street
P.O. Box 522
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 7L1

phone (902) 892-4156 Visit Website

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This podcast is intended to provide general information only and is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal, financial or other advice.

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