A recent case in British Columbia involved a third person seeking an order permitting her to be added to a child’s birth certificate. In both BC and Ontario there are provisions in the [...]
Author: Jenny Johnston
In a recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, The Estate of Pandke v. Lauzon et al. Justice Gordon considers the presumption of resulting trust and the necessity for [...]
In the recent decision of Dewaele v. Roobroeck et al., Justice Sheard of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered an Application brought by a sister to remove her two brothers as [...]
The BC Supreme Court released a decision in 2020 that speaks to the somewhat unusual situation of a testator who has contracted away her right to change her will, even more unusual in its coming [...]
Situations arise where a party in ongoing family law litigation passes away before a final order is obtained from the court, or where separated spouses are negotiating their property rights and [...]
Calmusky v. Calmusky is a Recent Decision from Justice Lococo of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
A father had passed away, and his adult twin sons were in a dispute about various assets including bank accounts held jointly between the father and one of his sons, and a RRIF in the father’s [...]