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Law prevents estate claim, court rules

Law prevents estate claim, court rules

Relations between parents and children are always tricky, and perhaps never more so than when parents dispose of their estates: who inherits and how much? A recent Court of Appeal for Ontario decision affirms that parents have no “moral obliga- tion” to provide for...

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Moral Obligations: Ontario is not BC

Moral Obligations: Ontario is not BC

In the case of Verch v. Weckwerth1 the Court of Appeal was asked to grant an appeal on the sole grounds that the deceased had a moral obligation to provide for his adult children in a just and equitable manner. The deceased, Albert Verch had left a will that left his...

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