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21 May

Hull on Estates #572 – Will Challenges and Mistake of Fact

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This week on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Christina Canestraro discuss Cavanagh et al. v Sutherland et al., in which the Ontario Superior Court of Justice addresses questions of fact and law related to motions for summary judgment and mistake of fact.

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07 May

Hull on Estates #571 – Can you bind non-signatories to a settlement?

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Today on Hull on Estates, Stuart Clark and Charlotte McGee discuss settlement agreements and non-signatories – specifically, if a settlement agreement affects the interests of a non-signatory to the settlement, can such a settlement bind the interests of the non-signatory?

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23 Apr

Hull on Estates #570 – Drafting Solicitors and Will Challenges

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This week on Hull and Estate, Natalia Angelini and Sydney Osmar discuss Dale v Prentice, in which the Ontario Superior Court of Justice addresses whether a drafting solicitor can represent the estate in a will challenge.

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09 Apr

Hull on Estates #569 – Beneficiary as a Witness to a Will? Don’t Go There.

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In today’s podcast, Noah Weisberg and Sayuri Kagami discuss the problems caused by a beneficiary under a Will witnessing its execution in the context of the recent Saskatchewan decision of Mahin v Kolosnjaji, 2019 SKQB 32.

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26 Mar

Hull on Estates #568 – Proof in Solemn Form: Testing the Waters of No-Contest Clauses

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In today’s podcast, Jonathon Kappy and Garrett Horrocks review the interaction between no-contest clauses and applications to prove a will in solemn form as discussed by the Court of Appeal of Alberta in Mawhinney v Scobie.

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05 Mar

Hull on Estates #567 – The decision of Kot v Kot

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This week on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Kira Domratchev discuss the decision of Kot v Kot, 2018 SKQB 338, and the evidence required to be demonstrated by the party challenging a Will.

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19 Feb

Hull on Estates #566 – Residents’ Bill of Rights

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This week on Hull on Estates, Stuart Clark and Doreen So discuss the Residents’ Bill of Rights within Ontario’s Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007.

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05 Feb

Hull on Estates #565 – The Supreme Court of Canada on Henson Trusts

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This week on Hull on Estates, Natalia Angelini and Nick Esterbauer discuss S.A. v Metro Vancouver Housing Corp., in which the Supreme Court of Canada addresses Henson trusts for the very first time.

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22 Jan

Hull on Estates #564 – When Can a Trustee Claim, and Justify, a Special Fee?

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In today’s podcast, Noah Weisberg and Rebecca Rauws discuss executor and trustee compensation, and particularly the circumstances in which a trustee may be able to claim a special fee. This topic was also discussed in a recent paper by Lisa Toner, “When Can a Trustee Claim, and Justify, a Special Fee?”

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08 Jan

Hull on Estates #563 – Styres v Martin

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In today’s podcast, Jonathon Kappy and Sayuri Kagami discuss the recent Court of Appeal decision in Styres v Martin, 2018 ONCA 956, where the Court ordered a new trial of the issues. The Appellant had suffered catastrophic brain injuries after a motorcycle accident and subsequently entered into a long-term relationship with the Respondent to whom he eventually transferred his home. On Appeal, the Court of Appeal examined some of the important issues that need to be examined in such a matter.

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