Parenticide Prevents a Beneficiary from Receiving Under a Will

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Last year, a son was accused of murdering his parents in Connecticut after they threatened to take him out of their will. There have been a handful of cases over the past century in Canada with similar tragic circumstances. The long established rule in Canada (known as the "slayer rule" ...

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 ...