Mondaq Canada: Family and Matrimonial
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
Addressing executor's fee is an important facet of estate planning.
Clark Wilson LLP
In a recent decision by Justice Shergill, Charan v. Charan, 2018 BCSC 1537, the Court had the opportunity to consider the operation of family legislation in the context of a marriage where the spouse
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
ONE OF THE most challenging questions we face as advisors in family succession planning is whether children should be treated equally.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
The STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) Global Congress held in Vancouver in September
Clark Wilson LLP
Since the coming into force of the FLA, S.B.C. 2011, c. 25, much has been written about the implications of the family property provisions dealing with trusts, particularly with respect to their application...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
A recent decision stemming from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice is likely to have far-reaching implications on wills across the Province, and your will could be one of them.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Family trusts, like all trusts, are by their nature complex beasts. They create unique rights and obligations between specific actors that originate in the trust obligation itself.
Torkin Manes LLP
Last year, I reported a decision by Justice Rick Danyliuk of the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench in which he took a dim view about having to decide the ownership of a separating couple's dogs.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Highlights of Recent Developments in Estates and Trusts
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Canadian income tax complications arising for U.S. estates are discussed more fully in our fifth article in this series.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In order for a POA to be valid, it must comply with the formal POA requirements of the applicable jurisdiction.
Torkin Manes LLP
In an important decision released on Sept. 4, Justice Sullivan of the Ontario Court of Justice ordered a father to pay indefinite child support to the mother of the parties' child, Joshua, a 24-year-old disabled individual ...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Estate planning deals with often complex family situations, including the needs of blended families with complicated personal relationships.
Miller Thomson LLP
Prior to moving in together, the couple maintained separate residences and spent the weekends together, usually at Mr. Zorony's home.
Miller Thomson LLP
Born in Vancouver, raised in Toronto, educated in New York, graduate degree from England, first job in Hong Kong, transferred to Tokyo, retired in the Cayman Islands.
Miller Thomson LLP
Effective April 1, 2018, Alberta introduced changes to the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act and Regulations to allow families and guardians more options for financial support for persons ...
Clark Wilson LLP
Emily Clough's 2017 case at the Supreme Court of British Columbia was the subject of a documentary made by the CBC.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Did you know that pets are property? Have you considered what will happen to your pets if something happens to you?
Cox & Palmer
In Newfoundland and Labrador, fees commonly referred to as "probate fees" are payable to the Crown by the estate of a deceased person "in return for a grant of letters of probate or administration" ...
Torkin Manes LLP
Family law is ever-changing. In one of the summer's most interesting family law decisions, SH v. DH, Justice Robert Del Frate of the Ontario Superior Court was asked to decide the fate of an embryo ...
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Atos IT Solutions v Sapient Canada Inc., the Court confirmed that the "minimum performance principle" places a common law limit on expectation damages for breach of contract.
Field LLP
Perhaps encouraged by the recent decision in Marasse Estate, we have another recent case from the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench addressing an estate's ability to claim spousal support...
Field LLP
The controversy surrounding his death continues to garner media attention to this day and is perhaps best left to be explored in that forum.
Field LLP
Alberta Courts have been busy on the topic of costs in estate litigation in the past few months
Torkin Manes LLP
Family law disputes are often lengthy and emotionally wrought, making the individuals involved eager to get them over with.
Miller Thomson LLP
Born in Vancouver, raised in Toronto, educated in New York, graduate degree from England, first job in Hong Kong, transferred to Tokyo, retired in the Cayman Islands.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Estate planning deals with often complex family situations, including the needs of blended families with complicated personal relationships.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for the few civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal this week.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
There were two wrongful dismissal cases this week. One was brought by a physician against Sick Kids Hospital. The Court found against the Hospital and allowed the appeal,
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In order for a POA to be valid, it must comply with the formal POA requirements of the applicable jurisdiction.
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