We have broad experience representing clients in disputes pertaining to Wills, Estates and various kinds of trusts. Our areas of expertise in Wills and Estates include the following:
- Court actions to interpret Will provisions, both for trustees and beneficiaries
- Will validity challenges before the Courts, whether seeking to have a Will set aside entirely on the ground of testamentary incapacity or as a result of undue influence exercised against the deceased
- Changes to a Will's terms under the Wills Variation Act of British Columbia
- Revocation of Will probate on the basis, for example, that a particular legal heir had not been notified of the probate process
We also have expertise in various types of trust-related cases, including those involving the question whether a trust exists, the proper interpretation of a trust deed or whether a breach of trust has occurred.
Our firm also has considerable expertise in cases where a party is asking the Court to impose a constructive trust, as is in situations where there has been an unjust enrichment of one party by another, and fairness requires judicial interventio