Who Gets Appointed as Estate Trustee During Litigation

by: , July 3, 2023

An Estate Trustee During Litigation (“ETDL”) is an individual appointed by the Court to administer an estate (other than distributing the residue of the estate) while the estate is in litigation. The Court has authority to appoint an ETDL under s. 28 of the Estates Act or rule 75.06(3)(f) of the Rules of Civil Procedure….read more

When Will the Court Appoint an ETDL?

by: , November 12, 2013

The recent endorsement of Justice Greer in McColl v. McColl illustrates the broad authority of the Court to appoint an Estate Trustee During Litigation (ETDL), and where warranted, to dispense with the requirement that the ETDL post a bond. The deceased was survived by his second wife, ex-wife and son from his first marriage.  At the time…read more