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Wills, Estates Trusts Law - Proceedings - Practice and procedure - Costs

Thursday, August 25, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the estate trustees, Rigsby and Shackleton, from an order requiring the parties to bear their own costs. The appellants and the three respondents were siblings. Along with a sixth child, the parties were the residual beneficiaries under their mother’s will. The appellants were the estate trustees and appointed under a power of attorney. In 2008, the respondents commenced an application seeking the appellants’ removal as trustees, a passing of accounts, and repayment of amounts taken from the estate. The action settled in 2014. The...