s. 21 Agreement

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Life interest not protected by a trust

A recent relationship property case highlight the often overlooked need to appreciate what is, and what is not, protected by a trust.  The facts are as follows: marriage breaks up husband’s assets, which were owned since before the marriage, were retained by him pursuant to a relationship property agreement some years after the marriage ended … Continue reading

Should trustees be party to relationship property agreements?

Relationships and trusts make poor bedfellows when relationships come to an end.  Trustees who are bitter over the end of a relationship are often unable to acquit the obligations and duties owed as a trustee to a beneficiary who is no longer loved and cherished. Relationships and trusts can make even poorer bedfellows when trustees are … Continue reading