The Validity of Discretionary Trusts

  The Supreme Court of Canada has recently ruled that a person’s interest in discretionary trust funds cannot be considered an asset for the purposes of determining eligibility to collect means-tested government benefits. Often known as “Henson Trusts”, discretionary trusts…
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An Update on Dual Wills

In a November 2018 blog post, Robert DiLallo of Daniel & Partners LLP presented two recent contrasting Ontario Superior Court decisions regarding the validity of dual wills in the context of an Application for a Certificate of Appointment of Estate…
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Service via Facebook?

  Courts across Canada have specific rules about how documents relating to litigation must be delivered to, or served, upon parties to the litigation.   The idea is that a legal process should come to the attention of the person/persons who…
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