Judgments

R. v. S, 2015 BCCA 430

Lawyer: Lolita Rudovica The appellant appeals his dangerous driving conviction. The central issue at trial was whether the Crown proved beyond a reasonable doubt the appellant was driving the vehicle at the relevant time. On appeal, the appellant argued that the...

R. v. J.L.M., 2017 BCCA 258

Lawyer: Lolita Rudovica In the decision, the panel struck down as unconstitutional a minimum sentence under the Criminal Code and engaged in a sophisticated analysis of the intergenerational effects on aboriginal accused as a result of colonialism and residential...

R.P. Johnson Trust

Lawyer: Candace Cho Capitalization drafting error in a trust indenture could have caused a payout to an entirely new class of beneficiaries not contemplated by the settlor. Luckily, the error was found by the Court to be a drafting error so that the settlor’s...

Sevy v. Sevy

Lawyer: Candace Cho Trustee can be removed for the sole reason of a high level of conflict and discord between the Trustee and the beneficiaries of the trust. Actions taken by a trustee that go against the intention of the original settlor of the trust constitute a...

Hancock v. Hancock

Lawyer: Candace Cho Significant gifts given to children who had good relationships with the testator before a testator’s death were not found to be a valid reason for disinheritance in a wills variation action. Substantial variation awarded to these children who...
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