Brendan Craig

Gifts to Your Adult Children — Does an Ex-spouse get Half?

It is not uncommon for parents to provide monetary gifts to their adult children. Parents may wish to help their child with a down payment on a property, or help pay out their child’s existing mortgage. Parents often consider these …

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Legal Expenses to be Paid by the Estate in Committeeship Applications

In Vieira (Re), 2013 BCCA 420, [Vieira], the BC Court of Appeal commented on the circumstances in which an order for special costs would be made against the estate of an individual when an interested party …

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