Estate Litigation and Family Law Issues


Estate litigation and family law frequently intersect. This paper considers several family-related issues that commonly arise in estate matters, with reference to key legislation and case law. It discusses family home considerations and allowances following a testator’s death. It also considers the proper maintenance and support of certain individuals following a testator’s death. Additionally, the paper examines unjust enrichment claims in estate matters.

This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Family Law Considerations for the Wills and Estates Practitioner program in Edmonton on March 6, 2019 and in Calgary on March 13, 2019.

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