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TRUSTS - Resulting trusts - Rebuttal of presumption of trust

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 8:35 AM  

Appeal by MacKinnon from the dismissal of her claim to an interest in a property owned by her daughter and son-in-law, the Donauers. In 2005, MacKinnon paid $150,000 to the Donauers to assist in their purchase of a home with a basement suite, on the understanding that MacKinnon and her husband could live in the basement indefinitely, rent-free. MacKinnon also made periodic payments to the Donauers to defray house-related expenses. After nine years and the death of her husband, MacKinnon moved out of the home, amidst...