Trusts and estates

Independent evidence required to support unjust enrichment claim based on change of beneficiary: OCA

Independent evidence required to support unjust enrichment claim based on change of beneficiary: OCA

Financial institutions have no duty to disclose account changes made by one owner to another

Granting further adjournment in property dispute would prejudice estate: Ontario Court of Appeal

Granting further adjournment in property dispute would prejudice estate: Ontario Court of Appeal

Man holding up proceedings one of three residual beneficiaries

Ontario court invalidates purported will of testator suffering from impairment due to stroke

Ontario court invalidates purported will of testator suffering from impairment due to stroke

Medical expert evidence showed that the signature on the will is not the testator’s signature

Revised will made after family dispute need not be proved in solemn form: Ontario Court of Appeal

Revised will made after family dispute need not be proved in solemn form: Ontario Court of Appeal

Evidence showed understandable reason for testator to remove child

Ontario Court of Appeal finds appeal assailing will’s validity 'possibly vexatious'

Ontario Court of Appeal finds appeal assailing will’s validity 'possibly vexatious'

Application judge issues probate, awards of over $47,000; appellant must pay motion costs

Ontario Court of Appeal stays order replacing deceased’s named trustees pending appeal

Ontario Court of Appeal stays order replacing deceased’s named trustees pending appeal

Judge designated trust corporation as estate trustee, family trust’s replacement trustee