Nova Scotia Court of Appeal provides detailed unjust enrichment analysis I recently read the decision in Reid v. Reid, 2020 NSCA 32, a case heard by the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal on January 22, 2020. This is an appeal from a lower Court decision involving unjust enrichment, an eviction, and an award for punitive…Read More »dividing estate, estate law, estate litigation
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Walt Disney’s grandson has been involved in a lengthy legal battle over his inheritance I recently found an interesting online story involving the estate of Walt Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966). Walt and his wife, Lillian Bounds had two children, a daughter named Diane, born in 1933, and an adopted daughter named…Read More »dividing estate, estate administration, estate law, estate litigation
Family of the most successful performer of “White Christmas” was involved in estate dispute I recently read a story online about Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977), the singer behind the popular song “White Christmas”. The song was written by Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), and the most…Read More »estate law, estate litigation
The estate of Amy Winehouse may be subject to a claim from her ex-husband According to a recent online story, Amy Winehouse’s ex-husband, Blake Fielder, has reportedly filed a $1.6 million claim against the late singer’s estate. Amy Winehouse was born on September 14, 1983 and died on July 23, 2011 at the age of…Read More »dividing estate, estate administration, estate law, estate litigation
Frequency of will challenges likely to increase with time A recent online article outlines some of the reasons why will challenges occur frequently in Britain. According to this story, a recent poll revealed that almost half of the population of the UK does not trust their family to manage their affairs for them. Additionally, almost…Read More »dividing estate, dividing family heirlooms, estate administration, estate law, estate litigation, succession planning, testamentary capacity, undue influence, will challenge
Stronach dispute moves ahead with defence and counterclaim A recent online story outlines the latest development in the Stronach family dispute. Belinda Stronach has responded to the claim commenced against her and several other parties by Frank Stronach and his wife, Elfriede Stronach. The claim was commenced in the fall of 2018, and sought over…Read More »estate law, mediation, succession planning
Man found not guilty of murdering parents due to mental illness A recent story from New South Wales in Australia describes the struggle a woman had to stop her brother from inheriting from their parents after he killed them. Wendy Robinson’s brother, Scott Settree was involved in an argument with their parents in December of…Read More »dividing estate, estate law, estate litigation, succession planning
Two prominent elderly women each left the majority of their estates to Wendy Cook A recent story has emerged from England about a woman who inherited millions of pounds from two elderly women who lived with her on the Isle of Wight in their final years. The story originally focused on the legal case commenced…Read More »caregivers, eldercare, estate administration, estate law, succession planning
Recent stories from Australia indicate abuse of elders is becoming more common I recently came across two articles online from Australia that contain disturbing examples of how the abuse of elders is become more and more common. The first article suggests that the levels of elder abuse in certain parts of Australia have reached scandalous…Read More »elder abuse, estate law, financial elder abuse, power of attorney abuse
Aretha Franklin died without an estate plan Aretha Franklin passed away on August 16, 2018. A recent story online about her death suggests that she died without a will or a trust. This happened despite her lawyer, Don Wilson, telling her many times over the years to prepare a trust. Mr. Wilson was her attorney…Read More »dividing estate, estate administration, estate law, estate litigation, succession planning, will challenge