Category: Interpreting Wills

Effecting an Insurance Designation by Declaration

What language will be sufficient to effect a beneficiary designation by codicil? The decision in The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company v Ait-Said, 2016 ONSC 4051 (Canlii) provides some guidance on this issue. An Amendment to the Will – the Codicil The Testator, Mr. Briggs, made a number of amendments to his will. In particular, he had [..]

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