Angelique Moss Archive



About: Angelique's legal practice focuses on estate, trust, and capacity litigation. She frequently appears before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and has also appeared before the Divisional Court. Angelique has written a variety of articles for continuing legal education events and newsletters, and recently co-authored, with Justin de Vries, a paper published by Irwin Law in the Law Society of Upper Canada's Special Lectures in Estates (2010).


You’ve Got…No Spam Anymore! Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

Friday, June 20th, 2014

What is Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation? You've probably been receiving a lot of emails lately asking for your consent to receive further electronic messages. These emails arise from new Canadian legislation with the not-so-memorable full title, “An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities ...

You Can’t Have It All: Hybrid Trials, Limited Discovery, and Modest Estates

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Lorraine Coombs died on April 27, 2012, leaving an estate worth approximately $756,249.00.  Her Last Will and Testament left her house and the residue of her estate to one of her four daughters, Susan Coombs (“Susan”).  Two of her other daughters, Diane Fergueson (“Diane”) and Charlene Coombs (“Charlene”), each ...

Costs and Proportionality: Marcus v. Cochrane 2014 ONCA 207

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Marcus v. Cochrane (released March 20, 2014) provides a clear statement of the court's willingness to take a hard look at the proportionality of costs awards, and reduce costs substantially, if necessary. The appeal arose out of a claim that Louise Marcus (“Marcus”) brought ...