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Justice May Not Bring Happiness

The parties in Kachur Estate v Kachur, 2021 ABCA 343, were given a substantial estate by their brother, Walter Kachur, worth over $1.4 million gross, before they began to fight over it. By the end, the courts pleaded with the parties to stop their fighting, stating, “The bleeding has to stop.”

Joint Tenancy and Intention to Sever

As practitioners in this area, we try to highlight evidence of intention. We often advise clients to be clear in the terms of their Will, what their intentions are with regard to specific assets and/or beneficiaries.