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Spence v. BMO Trust Company: the case of the racist father

by Robin Spurr, Published: February 27, 2015 The recent decision in Spence v. BMO Trust Company raises very interesting questions about testamentary freedom and the power of the courts to remedy wills which contravene public policy. In this case, the testator, Rector Emmanuel Spence, executed a will which disinherits his daughter Verolin in favour of his estranged daughter, […]
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