Merek v. McKinnon

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

In the case of Merek v. McKinnon a settlement was reached in 2005 but never implemented.  The defendant brought a motion to enforce the settlement some 7 years later.  The son of the plaintiff responded to the motion, applied to be his father’s litigation guardian and argued his father required ...

Approval of Minutes of Settlement by a Litigation Guardian

Friday, January 10th, 2014

In the case of Potvin v. Windsor Police Services Board one of the plaintiffs (and the main complainant) was represented by the Public Guardian and Trustee as litigation guardian.  Mr. Potvin claimed he was hit in the head by a Windsor Police officer while being arrested which will cause him ...

Who Wants to be/Is Entitled to Be/Has to be a Litigation Guardian?

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

When a person under disability is a party to litigation, (s)he is required by Rule 7 of the Rules of Civil Procedure to be represented by a litigation guardian. If the person under disability has a guardian of property or an attorney pursuant to a power of attorney, that individual is ...