Archive for the ‘Family Conflict’ Category

Facebook Injustice: Keep the Will Challenges in Court

Monday, July 13th, 2015

A Nova Scotia decision, The Director of Public Safety v. Lee provides a good reminder to be very careful when using social media to express one’s thoughts about the validity of a last will and testament. Angela Lee passed away at 64 after suffering from cancer. During her illness, she was ...

You Get What You Pay For- A Free Service?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

I have written about innovative organizations and programs that will better the lives of seniors and serve them well. At the other end of the spectrum I feel I have the same responsibility to share concerns regarding ‘free’ elder care services and the fine print which the reader likely doesn’t ...

Reaffirming Intentions when drafting a Will

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Those of us involved in estates generally, and certainly those in estate litigation, know that ultimately what we do is record a person’s intention.  A person’s intention is what is most important when talking about their estate and the transfer of wealth. We hear it again and again with respect ...