Trusts and estates

Court rejects beneficiary's attempt to exercise will's option to buy testator's farming business

Court rejects beneficiary's attempt to exercise will's option to buy testator's farming business

Estate trustees file application calling for court to interpret disputed clause of the will

Insurer fails to show materiality to risk of criminal conviction omitted in application: case

Insurer fails to show materiality to risk of criminal conviction omitted in application: case

Widow should receive $250,000 death benefit of insured, Superior Court says

Court awards costs of $325,000 on a substantial indemnity basis in estate case

Court awards costs of $325,000 on a substantial indemnity basis in estate case

Brothers raised over 300 objections to sister’s expenses in handling the estate as trustee

Appellate court agrees with lower court’s application of armchair rule in interpreting a will

Appellate court agrees with lower court’s application of armchair rule in interpreting a will

From testator’s vantage point, Court construes will in light of surrounding facts: armchair rule

Proposed estates law changes will create convenience and more litigation, say lawyers

Proposed estates law changes will create convenience and more litigation, say lawyers

The Accelerating Access to Justice Act includes spate of amendments to various estates legislation

Court voids conditions in will which gave friend an interest in deceased's house due to ambiguity

Court voids conditions in will which gave friend an interest in deceased's house due to ambiguity

Issue is whether will gives friend a licence or a life interest to occupy the property