Forgotten Bank Accounts

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Sometimes we come across “unclaimed balances” including deposit account, bank drafts, certified cheques, deposit receipts, money orders, GICs, term deposits, credit card balances, or traveller's cheques. Where there has been no activity regarding an “ unclaimed balance” for a period of 10 years and the owner cannot be contacted the financial institution ...

Revival of a Will

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Sometimes we forget the little things.  In being asked the question, can I revive a will that I have revoked, reminds us of those forgotten things.  This question led to a review of Section 19 of the SLRA which provides: 19.(1)A will or part of a will that has been in ...

Helen Kilitzoglou et al v. Shannon Cure et al

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

In the case of Helen Kilitzoglou et al v. Shannon Cure et al there were many issues litigated all dealing with the estate of Al Cure (“Al”) and the decisions he made prior to his death.  Although, this blog only addresses one of those many issues it is a case ...