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Capacity and Undue Influence
By: John E.S. Poyser, B.A., LL.B., TEP
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This text deals with the law of capacity, knowledge and approval, intention and undue influence as those legal principles relate to the voluntary transfer of wealth. The capacity to make a will, the capacity to make beneficiary designations, the capacity to make gifts and the capacity to settle trusts are examined in this book. Undue influence is looked at both under the equitable doctrine and under the common law. The laws of Canada, excluding Quebec are covered in this treatise.
About the Author
John E. S. Poyser, BA, LLB, TEP, is a partner with Tradition Law LLP Estates and Trusts in Winnipeg and with the Wealth and Estate Law Group in Calgary. His law practice is limited to estate and trust planning and associated litigation. Nationally, he is a past Chair of the Wills, Estates and Trusts Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), and a past Deputy Chair of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Canada. He is a sitting member of STEP Worldwide Council. He also serves as an Associate Editor of the Estates and Trusts Reports and co-authors another text for Carswell, Taxation of Trusts and Estates.

John E.S. Poyser, B.A., LL.B., TEP, est associé chez Tradition Law LLP, Estates and Trusts à Winnipeg et au Wealth and Estate Law Group à Calgary. Sa pratique du droit se spécialise dans la planification successorale et fiscale. À l'échelle nationale, il a été président du conseil de la Section des testaments, successions et fiducies de l'Association du Barreau canadien (ABC), et a été vice-président de la Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Canada. Il est rédacteur en chef de National Concordance, un recueil en ligne résumant les lois en matière de capacité et de succession au Canada publié conjointement par l'ABC et Carswell. Il est également corédacteur des Estates and Trusts Reports.

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