Trusts and estates

Court determines applicable test in suit seeking to release trust fund for payment of legal fees

Court determines applicable test in suit seeking to release trust fund for payment of legal fees

Plaintiffs opposed, claimed proprietary interest in the trust fund

Why you need an estate lawyer

Why you need an estate lawyer

Whether it is for estate planning or challenging someone's will, expertise is key

Supreme Court of B.C. rules SPCA is main beneficiary of estate of women who died at 99

Supreme Court of B.C. rules SPCA is main beneficiary of estate of women who died at 99

2013 will takes precedence over note written in 2017 that changes who inherits and amounts

The origins of Estateably

The origins of Estateably

Solution meets need of a market clamouring for more automation in the estates administration process

B.C. court rejects daughter's unjust enrichment claim in case seeking variation of mother's will

B.C. court rejects daughter's unjust enrichment claim in case seeking variation of mother's will

Plaintiff submits she contributed extraordinary efforts to parents' grocery store operations

COVID restrictions do not defeat will-maker's intentions: B.C. Supreme Court

COVID restrictions do not defeat will-maker's intentions: B.C. Supreme Court

Court exercised curative powers under the WESA to give effect to will-maker's intentions