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- After Negotiations Fall Through, One Party Seeks Enforcement Of Agreement
A message often delivered by estate lawyers is that it’s incredibly important to have a will in order to provide as seamless an experience as possible for your beneficiaries in the event of your death. However, it’s not always the case that more is better, and as we see in a recent case heard by the … Read more »
- Common-Law Spouse Challenges Estranged Son Of Deceased In Attempt To Be Named Beneficiary
If we had to pick just one reason to take steps to properly plan for the administration of your estate in the event of your death, we may very well say that doing so, including the creation of a valid will, is the best way to ensure that your estate is handled in a way that you want. In addition, do … Read more »
- Can An Executor Remove Themself From Their Role?
The world of probate and estate administration can be a daunting one. Being named the executor of an estate means taking on significant responsibilities as well as inviting exposure to personal legal and financial liability. But what if someone is named an executor only to find out that they aren’t … Read more »
- Unsuccessful Estate Litigation Leads To Large Costs Award
Not too long ago we wrote about a niece who attempted to remove her uncle as the estate trustee of another one of her uncles. A recent follow-up decision related to costs associated with the unsuccessful bid was just released and serves as a good reminder of the risks of pursuing litigation that doe … Read more »
- Siblings At Odds Over Whether One Can Stay In Family Home
Homes can be difficult assets to divide. When there are multiple beneficiaries to an estate, and the family home is left to more than one person, there aren’t a whole lot of options available. Either an agreement can be made to allow one of the beneficiaries to live in the house, or the house can be … Read more »