Trusts and estates

Saskatchewan Court of Appeal upholds closed sale of estate property

Saskatchewan Court of Appeal upholds closed sale of estate property

Despite new evidence of market value, closed market resolved dispute

Get your clients off the hook with an inheritance advance

Get your clients off the hook with an inheritance advance

Removing financial burden that comes with administrating an estate makes for smoother process, better experience

Promise to sell property subject to future conditions triggers constructive trust: B.C. court

Promise to sell property subject to future conditions triggers constructive trust: B.C. court

Appellant's false promise and respondent's connection to property favoured trust over monetary award

Suspicious circumstances negate presumption of capacity to revise will: N.S. Court of Appeal

Suspicious circumstances negate presumption of capacity to revise will: N.S. Court of Appeal

Evidence of mental illness raised questions about validity of revised will

Legislation aiming to modernize Powers of Attorney Act in Nova Scotia receives royal assent

Legislation aiming to modernize Powers of Attorney Act in Nova Scotia receives royal assent

New legislation imposes additional conditions for power of attorney to be legally valid

Testator of will mentally competent but unduly influenced: Quebec Court of Appeal

Testator of will mentally competent but unduly influenced: Quebec Court of Appeal

Judge properly analyzed medical evidence, found testator susceptible to influence, court says