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Siskinds LLP
In the course of my practice I have met many stepparents that want to adopt their stepchild. The reasons to want to adopt a stepchild are very personal and diverse to the stepparent, child and their parent.
Gowling WLG
From the whirlwind of practical changes brought about by the pandemic also came other substantive changes to the Estates world.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In honour of BC's Make-a-Will Week 2021, we are providing short answers to big questions that we are commonly asked in the estate planning process – our final question is: "Is a Will Enough??"
Blaney McMurtry LLP
When considering a family law appeal, the function of the appellate Court and the level of respect given to the initial decision, also known as the standard of review, are important.
Torkin Manes LLP
Whether a child should be vaccinated for COVID-19 is the latest conflict between separated parents now being determined by the courts.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In honour of BC's Make-a-Will Week 2021, we are providing short answers to big questions that we are commonly asked in the estate planning process – today's question: "Is My Romantic Partner...
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In honour of BC's Make-a-Will Week 2021, we are providing short answers to big questions that we are commonly asked in the estate planning process...
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Your pet may understandably feel like a member of your family. However, under current BC law, pets are considered property.
Miller Thomson LLP
Access to family law justice has been identified as a crisis in the Canadian legal system for decades. Over the years, prominent family law...
McLennan Ross LLP
Without a valid Will, after you pass, your estate will be considered "intestate".
McCague Borlack LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal heard an appeal in Malik v. Nikbakht, 2021 ONCA 176, brought by the plaintiff, Sarfraz Malik. The action arose from a 2013 motor vehicle accident...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Time and time again, we see executors who are not only surprised by their appointment but who are also overwhelmed and are not sure whether they should act.
Cox & Palmer
The parties were involved in a high conflict divorce. At trial, the judge awarded primary care to the mother, and specified access for the father.
Clark Wilson LLP
The common law legal system builds upon itself, with the higher courts setting precedent for the lower courts and so on.
Lawson Lundell LLP
本文由逻盛中国业务组律师安智秀(Jisoo Vis)撰写。作者要感谢法学院学生 Dylan Robertson 对本文的宝贵研究和贡献。
Lawson Lundell LLP
Estate planning can be one of the most emotional things a family has to go through. Preparing for the end of a life, however remote in the future, can be stressful as well as confusing.
Consultations M . Sklar Inc.
Wills as a rule have to express the clear intentions of the testator to make a testamentary disposition and be signed.
Consultations M . Sklar Inc.
Wills are not always clear. What may appear to one person as an ordinary liquidation of an estate in favour of an heir may appear to someone else as the creation of a trust in favour of a beneficiary.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In our Advisory "Planning for Incapacity Using a Power of Attorney", we discuss the benefits of having powers of attorney for personal care (medical and other care decisions) and for property...
Dentons
Recently the James Bond actor, Daniel Craig, made headlines when he declared that inheritances are "distasteful" and noted that he planned to dispose of his estimated $160-million fortune before his death.
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