Recommended amendments impact estate obligations of stepparents

By Sam Amelio and Ariel Lekas (January 28, 2021, 2:21 PM EST) -- The current estate legislation in the province of Alberta maintains that a child can apply for support from a stepparent’s estate while the stepparent is alive, but not after his or her death. The Alberta Law Reform Institute (ALRI) recently published a report that assesses whether the legislation should be amended to allow a child to apply for family maintenance and support from the estate of a person who stood in the place of a parent to that child....

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