Not naming an executor can be costly for the beneficiaries. Potrzebowski v. Potrzebowski, 2016 ONSC 6981 (CanLII), illustrates the pitfalls of not naming a trustee. Details at http://www.advocatedaily.com/matthias-duensing-not-naming-an-executor-can-add-cost-complications.html
The case of Prince v. Nytschyk Estate, 2016 ONSC 7459, is another reminder that everybody should have a will. My review of this case can be found here
Introduction For anyone contemplating legal action, limitation periods are one of the most important rules to understand. A limitation period is the time within which a person must commence a... read more →
The Canadian Lawyer Magazine shortlisted Duensing Law for Top Ontario Wills & Estates Boutique firm in its annual survey. For details please click here.
Matthias Duensing was recently published in Lawyers Weekly with an article on the scope of title insurance policies. The article can be downloaded here.
The CBC recently reported that Apple demanded that a 72-year-old Victoria widow obtain a court order to retrieve her deceased husband’s password for his Apple ID so she could play... read more →
An expectant beneficiary can't remove an individual appointed as estate trustee under a Last Will prior to the death of the testator/testatrix. For full details click on the following link:... read more →
Matthias Duensing was interviewed by Law Times on the new EU succession regulations. A copy of the article can be downloaded here EU succession rules.