In my estate practice, I am frequently consulted by beneficiaries of estates who are contemplating or who are involved in estate litigation. When I explain to them that the liquidators of the estate will be permitted to charge their legal fees to the estate in the context of such litigation, the beneficiaries are always surprised and frustrated since, from their perspective, this means that not only are they responsible for their own legal fees, but they are indirectly responsible for the adverse parties’ legal fees as well.
Dear Colleagues, I have been actively involved with the Canadian Bar Association for 12 years now. As I wish to contribute to build a stronger association, I have discussed with many of you over the last year my potential candidacy for CBA Second Vice-President for the 2016 election. I am pleased to inform you that […]