Estate Litigation

Apr 19

In everyday conversation, people may take the simple definitions of words for granted. Take for example the word “home.” Easy enough, right? Most people have a general understanding of what Read More

Mar 21

There are countless variables that impact our day-to-day lives, many of which are out of our control. Ironically, one of these variables is death. Of course, the death of a Read More

Feb 5

Being named executor of an estate is not an easy responsibility to take on. An executor’s role is to carry out the testator’s wishes and directions and is appointed in Read More

Sep 27

One of the requirements in determining the validity of a will is that the testator have the legal capacity to write it. A recent case decided by the Court of Read More

Aug 16

Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are new areas of communication, and as such, can often provide the courts with interesting situations which would not have been Read More

Apr 26

Separation agreements can be a useful way for two people to establish their responsibilities to one another after their relationship comes to an end. Ideally, such an agreement will articulate Read More

Mar 29

One of the most important reasons to have a will is to lay out what you want to happen to your estate when you pass away. A will allows you Read More

Jan 11

The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has ruled that handwritten notes outlining the final wishes of a deceased woman can be used to update her will. The deceased died on Read More

Aug 24

The British Columbia Court of Appeal very recently issued a decision resulting in that province’s first marriage to be set aside due to incapacity. At issue in the decision was Read More

Jul 7

David Mason died and was laid to rest in the summer of 2016; however,over a year later a family dispute over his remains continues to play out in a Saint Read More