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- Can a Named Estate Trustee Renounce Their Position Prior to The Death of the Testator?
An application to remove an estate trustee is often brought when there is significant acrimony in the administration of an estate stemming from the actions, perceived or real, of the trustee. However, if the named trustee is willing to give up the position on consent, simply substituting a different … Read more »
- Do Religious Patients’ End of Life Wishes Bind Medical Decision-makers?
There have been developments in recent cases that impact the question of how best to safeguard the choices of people of faith with respect to “end of life” decision-making. The purpose of this blog is to review those cases and provide some insight about how best to ensure faith-based wishes are resp … Read more »
- Applications to Prove a Copy of the Will
An application for a certificate of appointment of an estate trustee with a Will (i.e. a probate application) ought to be accompanied by the Original Will. What happens if the original of a Will cannot be found after the death of the Testator? The post Applications to Prove a Copy of the Will appear … Read more »
- Who Pays the Legal Fees of the Executor in a Contested Passing of Accounts?
It is clear from the statute that expenses properly incurred in carrying out the trust should be paid directly from the trust property.1 So what about the legal fees incurred by an executor in the passing of his/her accounts? By way of background, we should explain what we mean by “passing of acco … Read more »
- Will Challenges from Start to Finish – The Lunch & Learn Series (2023)
The post Will Challenges from Start to Finish – The Lunch & Learn Series (2023) appeared first on Wagner Sidlofsky LLP‘s website.Read more »