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Was it a Gift?

Was it a Gift?

A good deal of estate litigation revolves around the issue of whether a transfer of real or personal property from one party to another was

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Gifts of Cheques

Gifts of Cheques

Teixeira v Markgraf 2017 ONCA 819 dealt with the issue of inter vivos gifts of  cheques. In the Teireira case the plaintiff was given a

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Gifts In Contemplation of Death

Gifts In Contemplation of Death

Deathbed gifts happen surprisingly often. It is relatively common for people, during their last days, to make sizable gifts to caregivers and loved ones. Frequently

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Gift or Loan?

Gift or Loan?

It is often difficult for the court to determine if advancements of funds from one party to another done orally and without witnesses is a

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