July 31, 2020

Did the Deceased have an obligation to provide for you?

This type of obligation is called a “moral obligation” and is generally assessed against community standards. Typically, the deceased is assumed to have held a moral […]
July 31, 2020

Did the Deceased make promises to you in their lifetime?

In order for a court to make an order binding property of a deceased person, the claimant must prove to the court that: The deceased person […]
June 18, 2020

Does a person have capacity to make a Will?

Does dementia or another medical condition mean you don’t have capacity? Most people don’t know that the medical question of capacity and the legal question of […]
June 18, 2020

WILL DISPUTES

HAVE YOU BEEN LEFT OUT OF A WILL? Many people feel disappointed when they find out they have been left out of a Will. There may […]
June 18, 2020

Time limits on Family Provision Claims

(1) An application for a family provision order may be made whether or not administration of the estate of the deceased person has been granted. If you need assistance for making administration solely for […]
June 18, 2020

Are you an eligible person?

(1) The following are“eligible persons” who may apply to the Court for a family provision order in respect of the estate of a deceased person: (a) a person who was the spouse of the deceased […]
June 17, 2020

How to choose the right lawyer?

Choosing the right lawyer to work with is about a number of things – as well as being experienced and skilled in the area of law […]