Estates & Trusts Litigation
Our Estates & Trusts Litigation lawyers possess a wide range of expertise in estate and trust related disputes, including with respect to the validity or interpretation of wills, capacity, undue influence, the appointment or removal of estate trustees, estate trustees during litigation, trustees and guardians, dependant support applications, spousal equalization claims, claims in trust, breaches of trust, guardianship applications, power of attorney disputes, applications for directions and advice, passings of accounts, applications to vary trusts or rectify wills, minors and the incapable.
We advise estate trustees, estate trustees during litigation, trustees, attorneys for property and personal care and guardians with respect to their duties and responsibilities, including in respect of the assets and liabilities involved.
We also have extensive experience in mediation for clients whose circumstances better align with this form of dispute resolution. Our senior litigator is an accomplished and sought-after mediator on all estate and trust-related disputes.
The complexities of our clients’ personal and financial affairs both from a planning and litigation perspective often require a multi-disciplinary approach, which Torkin Manes provides as a leader in this area. As a testament to our exceptional professional capabilities, we have been recognized as leading practitioners in prominent legal directories, including The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada and the Chambers High Net Worth Guide.