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Stacks Law Firm
Willmakers should get the executor selection right from the outset, to avoid conflict and unnecessary delays and costs.
Cooper Grace Ward
The process of working out how to divide the assets on separation is the same, regardless of the wealth of the parties.
The Court needs to balance between welfare of the child and neutrality as to different religious views and practices.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In a prior blog on millennials and estate planning, I discussed its importance for the younger generation and the unintended consequences ...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
As families become more complex, so, too, does the work for the wills, trusts and estates boutiques.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Billionaire Bill Gates once said, "With great wealth comes great responsibility." In high-net-worth families, that responsibility falls squarely on the parents if they want to prevent their offspring from frittering away the family finances.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The Court accepted that Ms. Gully had made this transfer as part of her estate plan, which also included a will executed in 2015.
Torkin Manes LLP
A New Yorker cartoon famously pictures two young children admiring their Christmas tree. Presents are stacked so high, the tree is barely visible.
Pallett Valo LLP
You've heard the terms – cryptocurrency, blockchain, bitcoin – but unless you have been personally dabbling in the emerging virtual currency marketplace, it is unlikely you have given it much thought.
Clark Wilson LLP
Mr. Paterson, the testator and father of the appellant, had three daughters.
Divorce, or civil partnership dissolution, is a stressful time and it can be difficult to know where to start.
Marti & Associats
The Plenary of the Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court, in its Judgment of November 20, 2018, has resolved a matter on which it had not previously expressly pronounced.
Wright Hassall LLP
After sorting through emails, tidying out drawers and purchasing a gym membership to kick-start 2019, now could be the time to look at organising a will.
Giambrone & Partners
Inheriting an asset such as a property is often very well received. However, if you inherit a property abroad it can be a little more problematic.
Hewitsons LLP
In the case of South Downs Trustees Limited –v- GH, the High Court has recently considered an application under section 57(1) of the Trustee Act 1925.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
For many of us, the start of a new year can be a time of empty commitment to self-improvement. Meaningful resolutions are often made but are rarely kept.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Divorce is a very stressful time. The issues that need to be addressed involve some of the most important things in people's lives: their children, their finances, their retirement plans ...
Ward and Smith, P.A.
The holidays present a unique opportunity for family business members to come together for themselves and their business.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Probate litigation often involves vexing disputes regarding jurisdiction
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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.
Clark Wilson LLP
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...
Expert evi­dence can be crit­i­cal in nav­i­gat­ing a family law mat­ter to obtain­ a favourable prop­er­ty set­tle­ment.
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will is made for disposition of property according to the wishes of the testator, after death.
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.
M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
Singh & Associates
In a recent decision of Amardeep Singh vs. Harveen Kaur, the apex court had a chance to interpret the law regarding mandatory ‘cooling off' period ...
Singh & Associates
Muslim Personal Law says that a talaq can either be given by the husband or by the wife. It can also be a mutual divorce.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
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)
The article looks at how different kinds of gifts have been treated by the courts in family law property settlements.
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