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Winner Doesn’t Take All: Estate Trustee Cannot Indemnify for Costs

An estate trustee was successful in litigation in upholding the will. However, due to her conduct before and during the litigation the court nevertheless ordered that she personally bear half of her costs in Bayford v. Boese, 2019 ONSC 6919. The estate trustee (a friend of the deceased) sought to…

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Applying Proportionality to an Award of Costs in Estate Litigation

The fine art of proportionality applied or hindsight run amuck? You decide.

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