In Dreger et al v the Queen (2020 TCC25), the beneficiaries of an estate bequest appealed assessments for unpaid taxes by the deceased. In this case, the deceased was an annuitant of a life income fund (“LIF”) and prior to his death, he designated to each of his daughters as…
It is trite to say that once a trustee is appointed and accepts the office, s/he becomes subject to the duties and powers of that office. A trustee’s liability, in the event that he is found to have breached his/her duties, or exceeded his/her powers, is personal.
Does the two-year limitation period for claims made against estates apply when the claim is for sexual assault?