Was the Will-Maker Delusional? A Look at Testamentary Capacity

Litigation involving estates has become more common. One example is applications to challenge wills. Such applications tend to be made when someone believes that they…
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Removing An Estate Trustee – Much Ado About Nothing?

Disagreements over estate matters, including will disputes, are not uncommon. Often these relate to the amount of money a beneficiary is inheriting or the actual…
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Court of Appeal Upholds Holograph Will in the Form of a Suicide Note

Under Ontario law, it is possible to have a holograph will. This is a will made without formality or a witness, just written and signed…
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Five Things You Need To Know About Challenging A Will Based On Undue Influence

Litigation involving estates has become more common. One example is applications to challenge wills. Such applications tend to be made when someone believes that they…
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Court Refuses to Subject Estate to Delay and Cost of Disclosing Records

In a recent dispute between a disinherited daughter and her late mother’s estate, an Ontario court refused to order the disclosure of the testator’s records…
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Daughter Seeks To Have Will Set Aside After Being Left Out

Not everybody likes surprises, and this can be especially true when it comes to matters related to money. In the world of estate law, surprises…
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Failure To Provide DNA Tests Leads To A Costs Order

One of the most important things for people to understand when they go through the courts to resolve a matter is that when the court…
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Parties Disagree Over Relationship Following Death Of Father/Companion

As people move through the various stages of their lives, they form relationships with others. Over time, people might have different understandings about their own…
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Conduct Of Parties In Litigation Leads To Stiff Costs Judgment

One of the factors that must be given consideration when entering into estate litigation is that there could be substantial costs associated with the process.…
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Use of Family Cottage Leads to Dispute

As cottage season grows closer, people fortunate enough to have a family cottage are likely planning their vacations and imagining themselves by the water on…
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