Re Derco Estate 2023 BCSC 1622 involved the assessment of special costs for a two day passing of accounts hearing The following is an excerpt of the principles of law
AM Gold Inc. v Kaizen Discovery Inc. 2022 BCCA 284 reviewed the law on an award of special costs and in particular found that dishonest testimony in itself does not
Sherwood v The Owners of Strata Lot 1549 2022 BCSC 1349 provides an excellent and thorough review of hos cost assessment and disbursements . Rule 14-1 deals with cost assessment.
Einboden v Porter 2022 BCSC 1227 set out a good explanation and framework of how the court considers and awards court costs. Costs of a proceeding must be awarded to
Malacek v Young BCSC 2021 awarded special costs against the daughters of the deceased who claimed that the surviving spouse of 37 years had separated prior to the deceased’s death.
Yeomans v Buttar 2021 BCSC 1394 awarded double costs where the plaintiff’s offer to settle was not beaten by the defence. The costs of an action in this court are
The court in Global Chinese Press Inc ( Global) v Zhang et al 2021 BCSC 999 ordered Global to post security for court costs in the amount of $150,000 within
Kyle estate 2017 BCSC 752 held that an executor who misappropriated trust funds was denied the legal costs of defending the pursuit of those assets and either double costs or
It is a common public belief that the losing party in litigation pays the winning parties legal fees, but that is not the case unless the court makes an extraordinary
Negas v Yehia 2021 BCSC 254 in a family case awarded approximately $1.2 million dollars in legal fees against the respondent in a protracted family case that lasted 7 years