The ‘Quantum Meruit’ Claim On An Estate

December 20, 2011 by  
Category: Litigation Law

David A. Brooker, litigation lawyer with the Toronto firm of Steinberg, Morton, Hope & Israel LLP, explains the ‘quantum meruit’ claim on an estate. Sometimes people want to make a claim for services that they provided to the testator. The legal term is “quantum meruit”. Sometimes people take care of someone because they are promised […]

How Estate Issues Must Be Managed In A Timely Manner

February 2, 2010 by  
Category: Estate Law

If you are the estate trustee (commonly referred to as an executor), one of the first things that must be done is to find the deceased person’s assets. Often, if the estate is substantial, there will be a professional, such as an accountant or investment counselor, who has knowledge of the testator’s assets, and is […]