Archive for the ‘Estate Litigation’ Category

Feelings not enough in cottage fight

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

You have an emotional connection to your late grandfather’s cottage. Your mother and your grandfather’s estate trustees hate each other. You don’t think that they will treat you fairly if you want to buy the cottage. Is this sufficient reason to remove the estate trustees? The Ontario Superior Court of ...

Estate Trustee During Litigation – A Refresher from the STEP 2016 National Conference

Monday, June 27th, 2016

This post was written by: Gosha Sekhon, LLB, TEP, ScotiaWealth Management Since joining Scotiatrust in late 2010, one of the trends I have noticed is the increase in estate litigation. This has translated into increased requests for the Trust Company to take on the role of Estate Trustee During Litigation (“ETDL”). ...