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Assisted Human Reproduction: The Use of Genetic Material Post-Separation
With advances in medical technology, the use of assisted human reproduction has increased significantly in the past 40 years, since the first child born from in vitro fertilization (IVF) was born
Canada
30 Sep 2019
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Estate Planning Preparation – Checklist
"Everything to each other, and if we both go, to the kids". Sound familiar? Estate planning is actually far more complicated than this.
Canada
25 Jul 2019
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Significant Development In The Law Of Guardianship In Newfoundland And Labrador
In Re A.A., the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has affirmed that the Supreme Court Trial Division may grant general orders for a unique form of guardianship of adults who live with a mental disability.
Canada
6 Mar 2019
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Update: The Supreme Court Of Newfoundland And Labrador Clarifies Probate Fees Payable For Pre-June 2015 Estates
In our blog post of September 4, 2018, we identified what we viewed as an improper application by the Probate Registry of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador of subsection 4(3) of the provincial SCA...
Canada
25 Jan 2019
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The Supreme Court Of Newfoundland And Labrador To Clarify Probate Fees Payable Pursuant To The Services Charges Act
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" ...
Canada
7 Sep 2018
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Case Commentary: Does The Rule Against "Double-Dipping" Apply To A Judicial Annuity?
As the Honourable Madam Justice Newbury states in the opening paragraphs of the decision in Parrett v. Parrett, 2016 BCCA 151, the facts of this case are "unremarkable."
Canada
8 Nov 2017
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In Nova Scotia, How Long Do You Have To Live Together Before You Become "Common-Law"?
These days, almost every couple lives together for a period of time before they get married, and increasingly, more and more couples never get married at all.
Canada
14 Mar 2017
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Public Policy And Wills: How Do They Interact?
In the matter of Spence v. BMO Trust Company, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice was asked to set aside a Will for public policy reasons.
Canada
11 May 2015
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Best Interests Or Expressed Wishes: What Takes Priority In A Personal Directive?
Justice Boudreau of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court was called upon to assess this issue in the matter of B.M. v. K.S.
Canada
5 May 2015
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Who Pays The Costs? Responsibility For Legal Fees In Disputed Estates Matters
In the matter of Prevost v. Prevost Estate, 2015 NSSC 10, Justice Michael Wood was called upon to determine who should pay costs flowing out of a contested Court application...
Canada
18 Mar 2015
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Removal Of A Personal Representative - When And Why?
Under what circumstances can and should a Court remove a Personal Representative appointed by the will of a deceased?
Canada
3 Mar 2015
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Removal Of An Attorney Under An Enduring Power Of Attorney - When And Why?
Under what circumstances and at what point in time can or should the Court remove a lawful Attorney appointed under an Enduring Power of Attorney?
Canada
12 Feb 2015
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