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Tag: Financial Abuse

Civil Fraud

Civil Fraud

The tort of civil fraud (as opposed to criminal fraud)  was reviewed by the Supreme Court of Canada in Bruno Appliance and Furniture Inc. v

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Financial Abuse of the Elderly

Financial Abuse of the Elderly

  Elderly people are more susceptible to financial abuse and  fraudulent schemes such as telemarketers  and contest frauds . Due to medical, technological and public health advances,

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Gift of House Upheld Trust

Gift of House Upheld Trust

Franklin v Cooper 2016 BCCA 447 upheld a decision of the Supreme Court that the presumption of resulting trust applied and that the defendant daughter

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Fraudulent Misrepresentation

Fraudulent Misrepresentation

Jasmur Holdings Ltd v Taynton Developments Inc. 2016 BCSC 1902 reviewed inter alia the tort of fraudulent misrepresentation. 116.       The tort of fraudulent misrepresentation has

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Promissory Estoppel Revisited

Proprietary Estoppel

NOTE:   This Court of Appeal Decision was over turned by the Supreme Court of Canada 2017 SCC 61 and the claim was allowed  

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Litigation Loans

Litigation Loans

The spiralling costs of litigation has led to an increasing number of litigants and lawyers  having to seek litigation loans to fund the court case.

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