Two sisters from New York sued a New Jersey cemetery for $25 million after learning that their mother had been buried in a different grave site than the one they had been visiting since her death in 1990.
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When opposing a dependant support claim on the grounds that you are upholding the intentions of a testator, as this recent B.C. case indicates, think carefully about the possible cost consequences of so doing before proceeding to trial.
Can more than one “spouse” make a claim for support under the SLRA?
How is it possible for five parties to incur $4,435,050.18 of costs essentially on a four day hearing? The recipe is one part deafness, and one part unreasonableness.
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court sentences an estate trustee to a lengthy term of incarceraction, without the possibility of parole, for contempt of court.
A testator excludes his 4 adult daughters from his estate, leaving everything to his son. A B.C. court effectively redistributes the estate equally between the testator’s children. Can this happen in Ontario too?
Does the two-year limitation period for claims made against estates apply when the claim is for sexual assault?
So-called “predatory” marriages may be on the upswing. When will the courts intervene?
Absent threats and promises, can “working on” an elderly testator over a period of time constitute undue influence? A recent decision of the B.C. Court of Appeal upheld a trial judge’s decision finding that this kind of persuasion was enough to consitute undue influence.