This week on Hull on Estates, Ian Hull and Doreen So discuss the reasons for judgment in Birtzu v. McCron, 2017 ONSC, 1420, and the finding that the Plaintiffs were statute barred in this will challenge.
This week on Hull on Estates, Jonathon Kappy and Stuart Clark discuss the powers entrusted to a Power of Attorney for Property, including whether they may give gifts on behalf of an incapable person.
This week on Hull on Estates, Natalia Angelini and Nick Esterbauer discuss the recent decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal in Johnston v Johnston Estate, 2017 BCCA 59, and the limitations of the duty owed by a drafting solicitor to disappointed beneficiaries.
This week on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Umair Abdul Qadir discuss recent amendments to the definition of “spouse” under Part V of the Succession Law Reform Act, and the implications for former and divorced spouses. For more on this topic, read our associate Stuart Clark’s recent blog post on the amendments.
This week on Hull on Estates, David Smith and Lisa Haseley discuss a recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court, Rosinski v British Columbia (Public Guardian and Trustee), 2016 BCSC 1204
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This week on Hull on Estates, Jonathon Kappy and Rebecca Rauws discuss the purchase of estate assets by an estate trustee, and some steps that should be taken in the event of a purchase to ensure compliance with fiduciary obligations.
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