In Seepa v. Seepa, Justice Myers declined to grant a consent order for directions in a will challenge case, and instead required the parties to argue the issue on the merits. In order to obtain disclosure and procedural rights in such cases, Justice Myers indicated that bald allegations of lack of testamentary capacity and undue influence are insufficient. Rather, the applicant must show a minimal evidentiary basis to support the order for directions sought. Read the full paper here.
October 13, 2017