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February 16, 2021

On January 28, 2021, the Ontario Superior Court addressed “inadequacies in current legal responses to internet defamation and harassment” by creating a new tort of internet harassment and cyber bullying.

January 6, 2021

Interesting reasons for judgment were recently released in the case. In this wills and estates case, a brother and sister entered into a contentious dispute surrounding the estate of their mother.

September 11, 2020

Under the Wills, Estates and Successions Act (“WESA”) of British Columbia, the court can vary a will if it finds that the will does not provide adequate.

August 20, 2020

Though less common than before, secret trusts can still be upheld in the court of law.

June 29, 2020

Nathalie Raedwulf lost the capacity to teach and enjoy life after two separate car accidents.

May 7, 2020

The petition was originally brought seeking appointment of a committee for the person and estate of Ms. Swereda. It was opposed by the Public Guardian and Trustee.

March 25, 2020

Uncomfortable legal situations with siblings can be avoided.

March 9, 2020

The law protects disinherited children from unfair treatment by a deceased parent.

February 7, 2020

Drivers must always yield to cyclists in dedicated bike lanes, judge rules.

February 6, 2020

A Vancouver man died with $272,000 in the bank and no will. Legally, it should have gone to his next-of-kin but a note left behind changed everything.

January 20, 2020

Unusual in vitro fertilization case highlights the importance of having a clear will.

January 8, 2020

Jaffa Winick wanted to be a teacher but chronic injuries were holding her back.

December 5, 2019

In B.C. there are laws to protect the rights of both the willmaker and their immediate family members from being disinherited.

November 26, 2019

Court hears about a deceased grandmother who used white out to remove a name from her will.

July 30, 2019

Three separate car accidents meant she could no longer work effectively or do the things she loved.

June 20, 2019

You don’t have to take no for an answer. Fight the insurance company and win with a strong team of lawyers and investigators on your side.

February 25, 2019

We rely on professionals to help us with important things in life from banking to home repairs to health care. What happens when that trust is abused?

July 30, 2018

A lawyer’s take on the Supreme Court of Canada case that divided a nation.