Archive for the ‘Wills’ Category

NEW ESTATE INFORMATION RETURN: ADDITIONAL NOTES OF CAUTION

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

In a recent blog – just in time for the holidays as the blogger put it – executors and prospective executors were alerted to the requirement in Ontario for a new estate information return to be filed in addition to an application for a Certificate of appointment of Estate Trustee ...

What kind of physician is an expert in capacity assessment….and what is ‘Brain Sciences’ anyway?

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Disorders of the brain and mind have not always been segregated into the medical disciplines of Psychiatry (mind) and Neurology (brain). Before the rise of Psychoanalysis and large mental hospitals (asylums), a single physician (albeit with limited clinical tools) looked after both types of patients. Freud began his career as ...

Ali v. Fruci Reboot

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

The familiar characters from the Ali v. Fruci decision dealing with attorney accounts are back in this decision from the Court of Appeal dealing with Ali’s appeal of a lower court’s decision to dismiss her Will Challenge (in Blackburn’s estate) for delay. Estate law practitioners should be familiar with this decision ...