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).


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 ...

A Wedding, a Will Signing, and A Witness

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

In Zerbinati v. Zerbinati 2013 CanLII 86428 (ON SC), the respondents to an application for the determination of the validity of the last will and testament of Valentino Mario Zerbinati (“Valentino”) brought a motion for “non-suit” on the grounds that the formal validity of Valentino’s Will had not been established. The ...

Conflict of Laws and Guardianship

Friday, December 27th, 2013

Cariello v. Father Michele Perrella 2013 ONSC 7605, a guardianship proceeding heard by Justice Mesbur, is a poignant read, particularly at this time of year when people oft-express a desire to go “home for the holidays”. Born in Italy in 1933, Fr. Perrella became an ordained priest in the Roman Catholic ...