November 3rd | 2011
Lost Wills and the Presumption of Revocation An update to this article is that since the introduction of WESA on April 1, 2014, I anticipate that the courts will be more willing to allow copies of wills as proof of the testator’s intention to more… Read more
October 9th | 2011
Video evidence was allowed on appeal in Houston v Kline , 2011 BCCA 258 The respondent sued for damages arising out of a car accident.
September 8th | 2011
Rectification of Error in Will Refused By Ontario Court of Appeal Robinson Estate v Robinson 2011 CarswellOnt 5819 once again demonstrated the limited jurisdiction that exists in the courts to remedy a mistake and omission made in the deceased’s will, even by the drafting lawyer…. Read more
May 17th | 2011
Will Admitted to Probate In Jorsvik Estate, Re 2011 BCSC 528 ,after the testatrix’s death, her daughter found her torn up will at the care center where her step father had resided for the previous several years.
April 4th | 2011
Will Executed Before Marriage “Regrettably” Declared Void Please note that due to the implementation of WESA. this will no longer be the law for wills signed on or after April 1, 2014 MacLean Estate v. Christiansen 2009 BCSC 1159 is a good example of the legal… Read more