Resulting Trust Claims

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Vancouver Estate Lawyer – Gratuitous Transfer Is Gift

Trevor Todd and Jackson Todd have over sixty years combined experience in handling contested estates , including gifts versus resulting trust claims. Franco v Franco Estate 2023 BCSC 1015 held
Contested Estate

BC Contested Estates Lawyers- Gifts vs. Resulting Trusts

Trevor Todd and Jackson Todd have handled contested estate matters such as joint accounts, joint ownership , gifts vs trust that all deal with the principles of resulting trusts. Resulting
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Vancouver Estate Lawyer-Joint Accounts and Adult Children

Trevor Todd and Jackson Todd have over 60 years experience in handling contested estate matters including the often thorny question of parents transferring financial assets into the name of their

Vancouver Estate Lawyer-Trusts Basics

Trevor Todd and Jackson Todd have over 60 years experience in handling contested estate matters including trusts.   A trust arises where one party (the trustee) holds the title to

Donative Intent and Gifts

Hsu v Hsu 2023 BCSC 683 discussed the law relating to donative intent in determining if a transfer of land for no consideration was a gift or a resulting trust.

Joint Tenancies- Who Gets What on Death?

The transfer of the legal interest in property into joint tenancy gives rise to three potential scenarios: a) The creation of a true joint tenancy, in which each of the
Assets From Parents to Child

Assets From Parents to Child

A large amount of estate litigation can often be based on whether monies  or assets advanced from a parent to a child are a gift or a resulting trust. It
Henson Trusts (Disability Trusts)

Henson Trusts (Disability Trusts)

The Supreme Court of Canada in SA v. Metro Vancouver Housing Corp. 2019 SCC 4 found that the trust, known as a Henson trust, did not qualify as an “asset”
Personal Property and Presumption of Joint Tenancy

Personal Property and Presumption of Joint Tenancy

Robb v Robb 1993 Carswell 110 followed long-established common-law principles and found that shares in a private company were presumed in law to be held in joint tenancy, that is
Transfer to One Child Held Resulting Trust, Not Gift

Transfer to One Child Held Resulting Trust, Not Gift

Flesjer v Butterfield 2019 BCSC 2332 held that the transfer of a mother’s interest in all her real property and all her financial investments to one for four children when