Court Orders Property Sold

A court may order co owned property sold and stipulate the terms of the sale, especially when one owner is unreasonable. I have previously blogged about the case of Mondonese v Delac Estates at both the trial and appeal levels. The Court had found that… Read more

Incompetence Proceedings and Jurisdiction of Court to Order Proposed Patient to Be Medically Examined

Incompetence Proceedings and Jurisdiction of Court Temoin v Temoin 2011 BCSC 1727 concerned the mental incompetency of an 87-year-old wealthy businessman. The businessman’s daughter commenced and incompetence proceeding stemming from her discontent with changes made by her father to his will and estate plan. She… Read more

Who Are Your “Nieces & Nephews”?

Will Construction re Nieces and Nephews Re Holmes Estate 2007 BCSC 51,  involved a childless testator who was predeceased by his wife . His will provided in part that residue of his estate be “paid and transferred over to all my nieces and nephews” He had eleven… Read more