Love in the Age of Expectation

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

In two cases decided in 2010, the Court considered whether it was appropriate for an attorney for property to pay herself for care services provided to an aging parent.  In Barberi v. Triassi Estate, Justice Mulligan harshly criticized the actions of a co-attorney for property and care.  Her mother’s power ...

Man vs. Beast

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

In her will, Ms. Johansen left all her $116,000 estate to the Calgary Humane Society.  Ms. Johansen chose to disinherit her only son who was 51 years old and suffered from Hepatitis C.  The son sought an order that adequate provision be made for his proper maintenance and support from ...