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  • Using Rule 25.11 to Strike a Notice of Objection

    An individual who seeks to have a will admitted to probate begins proceedings by applying for a certificate of appointment of estate trustee with a will. A person opposed to the will being admitted to probate need only file an objection (or a caveat as it is still called in some provinces). The post … Read more »

  • What happens when a testator’s Will attempts to gift assets that the testator doesn’t actually own?

    A fundamental proposition of the common law with its own impressive Latin maxim (Nemo dat quod non habet) is that one cannot pass title to property one doesn’t own. The post What happens when a testator’s Will attempts to gift assets that the testator doesn’t actually own? appeared first on Wagner S … Read more »

  • Fraudulent Conveyance and Inheritance

    Senior lawyer discusses gifts given by a person during their lifetime with the intent to thwart their spouse’s rights under the Family Law Act. Included in this is an analysis of the Fraudulent Conveyance Act and the case called Stone v. Stone. The post Fraudulent Conveyance and Inheritance appeared … Read more »

  • Two sides of same coin: Derivative action and oppression remedy

    One of the most fundamental principles of Canadian corporate law is that a corporation has a legal personality distinct from its shareholders. At common law, shareholders were precluded from bringing their own action in respect of a wrong done to the corporation. Even majority or controlling shareho … Read more »

  • Joint Accounts – Who Gets the Money When One of the Co-owners Dies?

    In our day and age, elderly people often place their children as joint tenants on their bank accounts and other like assets. In this video, the lawyers discuss the law and address issues like the presumption of a resulting trust and the presumption of advancement. The post Joint Accounts – Who Gets … Read more »