Tag: Dependent Support Claims
Today on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Noah Weisberg discuss dependant support claims with respect to a recent decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
This week on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Holly LeValliant discuss what is required to prove a common law relationship. The courts take a liberal approach to determining whether a relationship is common law.
The general factors used to assess the relationship are shelter, sexual and personal behavior, services, social, societal, support and children. Paul and Holly reference two cases in the podcast: Molodowich v. Penttinen and Perkovic v. McClyment.
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During Episode #43 of Hull on Estates, Craig and Bianca gave an overview of a previous podcast aired on December 12, 2006. They furthered this discussion on managing estate litigation matters, and considered multiple proceedings (ex. dependent support claims), how issues are set out in Orders for Directions, and evidence requirements, including documentary discovery.
The case of Burns Estate v. Mellon, (2000), 48 O.R. (3d) 64 (C.A.) was disussed as well.