Mondaq Canada: Family and Matrimonial
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Much has been written in recent years about the role of the "trusted advisor".
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Ontario Family Court judges generally have a very dim impression of parents, mothers or fathers, who deny their children the opportunity to have a relationship with both parents.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Under Ontario's current Family Law legislation, pets, of any sort, are "property", such as furniture, cars or bank accounts. Judges do not decide matters based on the "best interests of the pet", as they do parenting issues, ...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Margaret O'Sullivan explains why parents are choosing to wait longer to give children their inheritance.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In our last article in this series, we talked about some of the tax and non-tax-related considerations that may arise when an estate has foreign executors or other legal representatives.
Miller Thomson LLP
One's choice of estate trustee, attorney for property and attorney for personal care is an important one. An estate trustee faces the responsibility of administering your estate in accordance with your Will(s) following your passing
Clark Wilson LLP
In the recent BC Supreme Court case of Halliday v Halliday Estate, 2019 BCSC 554, Clark Wilson LLP was successful in challenging the validity of two Wills on behalf of its client.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
When a deceased person has cross-border connections to the United States (U.S.) and Ontario or any province or territory in Canada, many issues can arise which can complicate the administration of their estate.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
As noted in our previous articles, issues arising in cross-border Canada-U.S. estate administration are most helpfully discussed in two parts: ...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Advisors with clients who have assets in Ontario should be aware of local probate-fee minimisation strategies.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In the recent case of Toney v. Toney Estate, 2018 NSSC 179, the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia considered an application by the spouse of a deceased former band Chief.
Field LLP
A recent case from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Birnie v Birnie, 2019 ONSC 2152, has several important lessons for Canadians when it comes to estate planning.
Torkin Manes LLP
Sharing the assets and liabilities a couple acquired during a marriage is a standard part of any separation.
Clark Wilson LLP
The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently released its judgment in Robledano v Queano, 2019 BCCA 150 ("Robledano").
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
With its 2004 Campbell River decision, the BC Court of Appeal articulated the BC test for family status discrimination involving family obligations in the context of employment
Devry Smith Frank LLP
These agreements or orders will stipulate the arrangements for custody of the child.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In order to address this, parents should consider a "letter of wishes" to the guardians of their children.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In Canada, succession rights are often discussed in the framework of testamentary freedom - see for example our previous blog regarding testamentary freedom which discusses disinheriting
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
A Separation Agreement can be used whether you are married or in a common-law relationship.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
If you live in Arizona, the answer is when they turn 18. While some states allow children of a certain age to decide who they wish to live with, Arizona does not allow for a child to make the decision
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Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
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The case of Gully v Gully, 2018 BCSC 1590 provides useful insight on a peril of putting property into joint tenancy. The decision illustrates the importance of considering the financial status...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Hughes v. Liquor Control Board of Ontario, the Court affirmed a motion judge's dismissal of a proposed class action against the LCBO stemming from an agreement between the LCBO and Brewer's
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Here are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The government has not proposed any legislation at this time, so the details of any reform remain vague.
Clark Wilson LLP
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Quaggiotto v Quaggiotto, 2019 ONCA 107 ("Quaggiotto") helps to clarify the level of knowledge courts expect a will-maker
Clark Wilson LLP
The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently released its judgment in Robledano v Queano, 2019 BCCA 150 ("Robledano").
Miller Thomson LLP
One's choice of estate trustee, attorney for property and attorney for personal care is an important one. An estate trustee faces the responsibility of administering your estate in accordance with your Will(s) following your passing
Miller Thomson LLP
In Alberta, when a married couple divorces, the way in which their property is divided is governed by the Matrimonial Property Act, RSA 2000, C.M-8, and other legislation.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Advisors with clients who have assets in Ontario should be aware of local probate-fee minimisation strategies.
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