Angelique Moss Archive


Email: amoss@devrieslitigation.com

Site: http://www.devrieslitigation.com

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).

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Intestate Succession & Keeping Up With the Kardashians

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Peters Estate (Re) 2015 ABQB 168 CanLII is an Alberta decision that raises interesting issues about whether the intestacy rules can result in an injustice when applied to blended families. In 2013, Ileen Peters (“Ileen”) died without a will. Her husband, Lester Peters (“Lester”), pre-deceased her in 2009. Lester and Ileen ...

When is Corroborative Evidence Needed?

Monday, March 16th, 2015

In P.M. v. Evangelista 2015 ONSC 1419 (CanLII), the court grappled with the requirement of corroboration in sexual assault claims where the defendant had died during the course of the litigation. P.M. claimed damages against the defendant Livia Evangelista, who was the administrator of the Estate of Luigi Evangelista, for sexual ...

Creativity Can Kill: Striking Out Pleadings

Friday, January 30th, 2015

A decision of the Ontario Superior Court, Catford v. Catford 2014 ONSC 135 demonstrates the importance of getting pleadings right. In this case, the plaintiff sued his niece for “$670,000 or such other sum as may represent one-third of the Catford family estate”. The facts pled in support of this ...