Mondaq Canada: Family and Matrimonial
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
As estate practitioners, we continually remind our clients to update their estate planning documents and ensure they reflect their current intentions.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The Ontario Bar Association has designated November as "Make a Will Month".
Collins Barrow National Incorporated
An Application for a Certificate of Appointment of an Estate Trustee with a Will, or more commonly referred to as probate, is the process whereby the Court certifies that an individual's...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
November 8th, 2018 by Mason Morningstar The definition of "common law" couples differs depending on which legal rights are in question, and it is possible to be considered "common law" in one context ....
Miller Thomson LLP
The federal and Ontario governments share responsibility for family law in Ontario. Some child support guidelines are under federal law, while others are under provincial law.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Celebrating BLG's partnership with the Sheldon Kennedy Centre for Child Advocacy.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
If you have Primary and Secondary Wills in place, this court decision may put that planning in jeopardy.
Torkin Manes LLP
For some years, the courts in Canada have been grappling with the many litigants appearing before them who have mental health issues.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court has called into question the validity of certain language frequently used in multiple Wills in Ontario (often referred to as "Primary" and "Secondary" Wills).
Miller Thomson LLP
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice may have an impact on your Wills if you have multiple Wills.
Clark Wilson LLP
The recent decision of Hasselwander v. Ludwigson, 2018 BCSC 1814 is an important reminder that the BC Supreme Court tends to hold family law litigants to the terms of their family law agreements.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
We have discussed the topic of divorce in a previous blog post, however at Devry Smith Frank LLP, we are aware that typically, traditions vary in different cultures. In particular, the South Asian community.
Minden Gross LLP
The recent Ontario Superior Court decision of Re Milne has raised issues relating to certain wording commonly used in multiple Wills in Ontario (often referred to as "Primary" and "Secondary" Wills).
Miller Thomson LLP
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice may have an impact on your Wills if you have multiple Wills.
Miller Thomson LLP
A recent bill introduced by Canada's Minister of Justice proposes modernizing federal family law in Canada.
Lerners
The cremation rate in Canada is increasing steadily and rapidly as more and more people choose cremation as a means of final disposition.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Often people who are doing their estate planning have one overriding goal in mind: keep it simple.
Crowe Soberman LLP
Values don't always remain constant from one generation to the next.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
Following a handful of disconcerting endorsements in a number of probate applications culminating in the recent decision in the Milne Estates, an issue has been raised respecting the validity of the use of multiple wills in Ontario.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
There are a number of real and perceived advantages to using an alter ego or joint partner trust as a will and power of attorney substitute.
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In Atos IT Solutions v Sapient Canada Inc., the Court confirmed that the "minimum performance principle" places a common law limit on expectation damages for breach of contract.
Miller Thomson LLP
Born in Vancouver, raised in Toronto, educated in New York, graduate degree from England, first job in Hong Kong, transferred to Tokyo, retired in the Cayman Islands.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Field LLP
Perhaps encouraged by the recent decision in Marasse Estate, we have another recent case from the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench addressing an estate's ability to claim spousal support...
Field LLP
The controversy surrounding his death continues to garner media attention to this day and is perhaps best left to be explored in that forum.
Field LLP
Alberta Courts have been busy on the topic of costs in estate litigation in the past few months
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Clark Wilson LLP
The recent decent of Justice Donegan in Bouchard v. Bouchard, 2018 BCSC 1728, shows the importance of attending to the procedural and substantive law of estates and family law where the two overlap.
Miller Thomson LLP
A recent bill introduced by Canada's Minister of Justice proposes modernizing federal family law in Canada.
Clark Wilson LLP
In a recent decision by Justice Shergill, Charan v. Charan, 2018 BCSC 1537, the Court had the opportunity to consider the operation of family legislation in the context of a marriage where the spouse
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