Sexual Abuse Cases Are Different From Other Victims of Crime

Sexual Abuse Cases After having done estate litigation cases for almost 40 years, and exclusively for the last almost 20 years, I am continually amazed at the number of disinherited adult children assert that they were sexually abused by a parent, usually a stepfather, adopted… Read more

Adopted Ex-Husband Not Entitled to Share of Gore-Tex Fortune, Delaware Court Rules

Novel and interesting estate dispsutes frequently make the news, especially when the fight is over family fortunes. The Gore-Tex water proof founder recently died leaving an  estate that has $3 billion in annual sales. The following was taken from the Globe and Mail,  May 24.12… Read more

Mom always loved you best

Mom Always Loved YOU Best is an expression that many boomers grew up with.   The Smothers Brothers said it every show.   Trevor Todd of disinherited.com has a sticker with the expression on the back of his Smart car, and frequently notices other driver’s… Read more

Video Evidence Allowed

Video evidence was allowed on appeal in Houston v Kline , 2011 BCCA 258 The respondent sued for damages arising out of a car accident.

A Beacon of Hope in the Practice of Law

A Beacon of Hope Did you know that of all women called to the bar in 2003, only 66 percent retained practising status in 2008 in comparison with 80 percent of men called in the same year? Did you know the trend in BC is… Read more