What I’m Reading: Interesting Estate Litigation Articles for October 2021

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

  1. Suzana Popovic-Montag at Hull & Hull LLP (in Ontario) discusses an Ontario case in which the will-maker included an option to purchase in their will: https://hullandhull.com/2021/10/options-to-purchase-and-wills/
  2. Natalie Kodsi at WEL Partners (Toronto) discusses the reluctance of the courts to remove a named executor, with reference to a recent Ontario court decision: https://welpartners.com/blog/2021/10/larmon-v-munro-the-courts-reluctance-in-removing-a-named-estate-trustee/
  3. The Globe and Mail recently published an article on why digital assets ought to be included in your estate plan: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/investing/globe-advisor/article-why-your-digital-footprint-needs-to-part-of-your-will/
  4. Douglas Todd recently published an opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun addressing the large-scale transfer of inter-generational wealth that is happening in Canada: https://vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/douglas-todd-canadas-bank-of-mom-and-dad-returning-us-to-19th-century-inheritance-culture

Happy reading!