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Trustees were entitled to reimbursement for disbursements but not to compensation, as they had not presented time dockets and had engaged in troubling conduct with suggestions about trust that were contrary to beneficiary’s interests

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Epstein’s This Week in Family Law | Family Property

Ontario’s Court of Appeal held that the wife who recently learned of her husband’s ten-year affair should not be precluded from seeking a bigger share of family property to reflect the funds he spent for his lover.

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By clawing back into father's net estate only that portion of proceeds of life insurance policy in excess of amount required to satisfy father's family law support obligations, funds may be made available to support other dependants while discharging existing support obligations

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Milligan's Criminal Law Advisor | Trafficking Fentanyl

BC Court of Appeal established sentencing range of 18-36 months for street trafficking of fentanyl

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Digest of the Week | Property in Reproductive Material

Deceased freely and repeatedly expressed his consent to wife's use of reproductive material following his death

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Announcing Thomson Reuters and Law Made Partnership

Thomson Reuters and Law Made are partnering to accelerate the advancement of innovation in legal technology in Canada.

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In holding as I do, I add as obiter that the distinction between "advice" and "recommendations" can be difficult to describe with clarity.

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Digest of the Week | Criminal Negligence Causing Death

Accused provided drugs to victim who later died from extreme cold

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WeirFoulds Estates & Trusts Newsletter | Financial Abuse of the Elderly

Recent License Appeal Tribunal decision provides guidance on the issue of financial abuse of the elderly

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Milligan’s Criminal Law Advisor | Prior Consistent Statement

The Ontario Court of Appeal allows an appeal and orders a new trial because the trial judge misused a prior consistent statement to bolster the credibility of the complainant

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White Paper | Small and Medium Law Firm Profitability in Challenging Times

Small and medium law firms across know that technology is critical to their future success. See what technology's role plays and what area successful firms are focused on.

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As technology, the law, and client needs continue to evolve, lawyers must be prepared to invest strategically in technology that will help position their firms to succeed.

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