Trusts and estates

Innovations in estates law: How legal tech is revolutionizing death

Innovations in estates law: How legal tech is revolutionizing death

New technologies are just in time for biggest wealth transfer in history

Quebec tax authority can demand bank records in Calgary, says SCC

Quebec tax authority can demand bank records in Calgary, says SCC

Quebec tax officials are entitled to demand information from the Calgary branch of a national bank where a trust established in Alberta by a Quebec family holds an account, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today.

Font expert exposes phony trust documents

Font expert exposes phony trust documents

In a successful motion made by the trustee of a bankrupt estate to access two properties held in a trust, the case turned on the testimony of a typology expert who showed the font used in the trust documents did not exist when the documents were allegedly prepared.