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Hull on Estates #395 – Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence

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Listen to Hull on Estates #395 – Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence Today on Hull on Estates, Andrea Buncic and Natalia Angelini discuss the concepts of Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence in relation to Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and other mood disorders. This topic was recently presented by Ian M. Hull and Dr. Kenneth Shulman at … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #394 – The role of a litigation guardian

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Listen to Hull on Estates #394 – The role of a litigation guardian Today on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Noah Weisberg discuss the role of a litigation guardian and the circumstances in which one may need, or need to remove, a litigation guardian. Should you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com or … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #393 – Law reform and small estates

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Listen to Hull on Estates #393 – Law reform and small estates Today on Hull on Estates, David M Smith and Joshua Eisen discuss potential legislative developments for easier administration of estates at the federal and provincial level. Here is a Questionnaire released by The Law Commission of Ontario for Ontarians dealing with the subject … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #392 – Murder’s impact on the devolution of estates

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Listen to Hull on Estates #392 – Murder’s impact on the definition of estates Today on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Moira Visoiu discuss the issue of murder and how that impacts the devolution of estates. Should you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com or leave a comment on our blog page. Click … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #391 – Multiple Wills

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Listen to Hull on Estates #391 – Multiple wills Today on Hull on Estates, Jonathon Kappy and Joshua Eisen discuss benefits and pitfalls related to multiple Wills. Should you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on Jonathon Kappy. Click here … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #390 – Missing beneficiaries

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Listen to Hull on Estates #390 – Missing beneficiaries Today on Hull on Estates, Doreen So and David Smith discuss missing beneficiaries and options for locating and dealing with this issue. Should you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #389 – Appointing a custodian or guardian

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Listen to Hull on Estates #389 – Appointing a custodian or guardian Today on Hull on Estates, Andrea Buncic and Paul Trudelle discuss the nuances of appointing a custodian and/or guardian of a child in one’s Will. Should you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com or leave a comment on our blog page. Click … Continue Reading

UPDATE: Cowderoy v. Sorkos Estate Revisited Revisited

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On September 7, 2012, we blogged on the trial decision of Cowderoy v. Sorkos Estate.  At trial, the court found that the deceased had repeatedly promised his step-grandchildren his farm and two cottage properties.  Applying the doctrine of proprietary estoppel, the trial judge ordered that the promised properties be conveyed to the grandchildren. This had … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #388 – Setting up trusts for children

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Listen to Hull on Estates #388 – Setting up a trust for your children This week, Moira Visoiu and Andrea Buncic discuss setting up trusts for children. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on Moira Visoiu. Click here … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #387 – Limitation periods

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Listen to Hull on Estates #387 – Limitation periods Today on Hull on Estates, David Morgan Smith and Josh Eisen discuss limitation periods on will challenges. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on David Morgan Smith. Click here … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #386 – Practices for Solicitor-Client meetings

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Listen to Hull on Estates #386 – Practices for Solicitor-Client meetings Today on Hull on Estates, Andrea Buncic and Jordan Atin discuss prudent practices for Solicitor-Client meetings. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on Andrea Buncic. Click here … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #385 – Mroz v. Mroz, 2014

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Listen to Hull on Estates #385 – Mroz v. Mroz, 2014 Today on Hull on Estates, David Morgan Smith and Noah Weisberg discuss the recent decision of Mroz v. Mroz, 2014. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #384 – Primary and secondary wills

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Listen to Hull on Estates #384 – Primary and secondary wills Today on Hull on Estates, Josh Eisen and Jonathon Kappy discuss drafting errors as they relate to primary and secondary wills in the recent court case, McLaughlin v. McLaughlin, 2014 ONSC 3162 (CanLII) . If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #383 – Testamentary Capacity

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Listen to Hull on Estates #383 – Testamentary Capacity Today on Hull on Estates, Moira Visoiu and Josh Eisen discuss testamentary capacity, the necessary element to make a will, and explain Capacity Assessment. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #382- Attorneys for personal care

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Listen to Hull on Estates #382 – Attorneys for personal care Today on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Josh Eisen discuss providing services as an attorney for personal care. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on Paul … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #380 – Power of attorney

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Listen to Hull on Estates #380 – Power of attorney Today on Hull on Estates, Noah Weisberg and David Smith discuss Easingwood v. Cockroft, 2013. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on Noah Weisberg. Click here for more … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #379 – Disclaimers of gifts under wills

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Listen to Hull on Estates #379 – Disclaimers of gifts under wills  Today on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Moira Visoiu discuss disclaimers of gifts under wills and when they can be effective, what’s necessary for there to be a valid disclaimer, and what the effect there is of a disclaimer. If you have … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #378 – Time limits on dependant support claims

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Listen to Hull on Estates #378 – Time limits on dependent support claims Today on Hull on Estates, David M. Smith and Holly LeValliant discuss some time limits on bringing dependant support claims. In a recent decision of Justice Penny, the Court held that the six month time limitation in section 61 of the Succession Law … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #377 – Moral obligations

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Listen to Hull on Estates #377 – Moral obligations Today on Hull on Estates, David Morgan Smith and Doreen So discuss the case of Verch Estate v. Weckwerth 2014 ONCA 338 and the legal implication of moral obligations in estate disputes in Ontario. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #376 – The case of Guest v. Lott, 2013

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Listen to Hull on Estates #376 – The case of Guest v. Lott, 2013 Today on Hull on Estates, Andrea Buncic and Paul Trudelle discuss the case of Guest v. Lott, 2013 ONSC 7781, and its impact on the application of the rule in Saunders v. Vautier, as recently presented by Ambie Edgar-Chana at the … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #375 – Estate trustees during litigation

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Listen to Hull on Estates #375 – Estate trustees during litigation Today on Hull on Estates, Josh Eisen and Jonathon Kappy discuss the authorities and duties of estate trustees during litigation. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for more information on … Continue Reading

Hull on Estates #374 – Removing estate trustees

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Listen to Hull on Estates #374 – Removing estate trustees Today on Hull on Estates, Jonathon Kappy and Stuart Clark discuss removing estate trustees, and reference the recent 2013 case, Hawkins v. Hawkins Estate. If you have any questions, please email us at hull.lawyers@gmail.com, or leave a comment on our blog page. Click here for … Continue Reading
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