What I’m Reading: Interesting Estate Litigation Articles for July 2022

The following is a round-up of noteworthy articles published this month on estate litigation and related issues:

  1. Stan Rule at Sabey Rule LLP (Kelowna) and Albert Oosterhoff at WEL Partners (Toronto) both discuss a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision which concluded that taxpayers could not rely upon equitable rescission of transactions to avoid unintended tax consequences: Rule of Law: Collins Family Trust (rulelaw.blogspot.com) and Rescission Not Possible to Avoid Adverse Tax Consequences | WEL Partners Blog
  2. This month, lawyers at at Hull & Hull LLP (Ontario) posted various articles about digital assets and death, including: https://hullandhull.com/Knowledge/2022/07/digital-assets-planning-considerations-for-the-drafting-solicitor/, https://hullandhull.com/Knowledge/2022/07/digital-assets-are-we-keeping-pace/ and https://hullandhull.com/Knowledge/2022/07/apple-digital-legacy/
  3. James Steele at Robertson Stromberg (Saskatchewan) discusses a recent decision of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal which serves as yet another reminder to put something in writing when you add a family member on title to your property (in this case, a parent adding a child to title), so that your intentions are clear: Saskatchewan Estate Litigation Update: Martin v Martin, 2022 SKCA 79 | Saskatchewan Estate Law Blog (skestatelaw.ca)

Happy reading!