Promised Inheritance May Be Enforced By Resulting Trust

Promised Inheritance May Be Enforced By Resulting Trust

Parents often promise their children that they will inherit certain property or assets when they die; when the promised inheritance is not reflected in the will or in the way the parents arrange their affairs, the court may find that the promised inheritance is held...
Rebutting the Presumption of Resulting Trust

Rebutting the Presumption of Resulting Trust

Can a parent make a gift of property to some adult children but not others? Is mere suspicion that the transfer is “out of character” sufficient to challenge such a gift? In Hegel Estate v. Logan, 2014 BCSC 1026 the Supreme Court of British Columbia addressed...