The following is a roundup of noteworthy articles published this month on estate litigation and related issues:
- Suzana Popovic-Montag at Hull & Hull LLP (in Ontario) discusses a recent Ontario case on the issue of entitlement to costs in estate litigation: https://hullandhull.com/Knowledge/2022/02/court-of-appeal-issues-new-decision-directing-how-to-award-costs-in-estate-litigation/
- Bryan Gilmartin at WEL Partners (Toronto) continued a series on the issue of dealing with a deceased’s remains: https://welpartners.com/blog/2022/02/what-remains-series-6-is-the-estate-trustee-obligated-to-consider-the-deceaseds-wishes/
- Bob Saget’s family applied to block public release of death records due to privacy concerns (https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/saget-family-sues-1.6353623) and the judge granted a temporary injunction (https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/16/entertainment/bob-saget-family-lawsuit/index.html). I have previously written on the issue of privacy in estate cases in the Canadian courts here.
- Trevor Todd at Disinherited.com writes about the principle of disgorgement: https://disinherited.com/uncategorized/the-equitable-principle-of-disgorgement/