Common law breakdown in Alberta Please note that the information provided herein is not legal advice and is provided for informational and educational purposes only. If you need legal advice with respect to a cohabitation agreement in Alberta, you should seek professional assistance. This is a follow up to my last blog, where I started […]
In this blog, I’m going to talk about what happens if a prenup is set aside (in other words, what will govern the division of property, spousal support, etc.)? I’ll also discuss the doctrines of UNJUST ENRICHMENT, CONSTRUCTIVE TRUST, and RESULTING TRUST – which all doctrines based on equity which can be used by a party to claim that they are entitled to certain property.
In this blog, I’ll review some examples of how courts have applied the doctrines of unjust enrichment, resulting trust, and constructive trust to actual real life cases.
Here I discuss how non-married spouses use EQUITABLE doctrines such as UNJUST ENRICHMENT, CONSTRUCTIVE and RESULTING TRUST to try to create interests, rights and entitlements to the other spouse’s property.