Trusts and estates

Supreme Court of BC declares deceased woman's will invalid due to lack of testamentary capacity

Supreme Court of BC declares deceased woman's will invalid due to lack of testamentary capacity

Will-makers must understand the general nature and extent of their assets, judge says

Death doesn't bar estate's claim for relief: Alberta Court of Appeal

Death doesn't bar estate's claim for relief: Alberta Court of Appeal

Court order severed joint tenancy of residential property between deceased and former spouse

Man had marriage-like relationship with deceased, inherits estate: BC Court of Appeal

Man had marriage-like relationship with deceased, inherits estate: BC Court of Appeal

He handled deceased's medical needs, shared bed, gave financial advice, cohabited for 3 years

Nova Scotia court invalidates will executed by deceased father diagnosed with terminal cancer

Nova Scotia court invalidates will executed by deceased father diagnosed with terminal cancer

Will not valid due to testator's lack of mental capacity and failure to withstand undue influence

Court can interfere in estate with executor deadlock: B.C. Supreme Court

Court can interfere in estate with executor deadlock: B.C. Supreme Court

Multiple executors couldn't agree on how to dispose of late father's house

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Strategically maximizing the value of an estate

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