Fraudulent Concealment and Statutory Limitation Periods

Section 38 of the Ontario Trustee Act sets out a two-year limitation period from the date of death for actions by or against executors and administrators. However, as illustrated by a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the equitable doctrine of fraudulent concealment can operate to toll this statutory limitation period. In … Continue reading Fraudulent Concealment and Statutory Limitation Periods