REGISTRATION OF DOCUMENTS - Requirement of

Law360 Canada (June 13, 2022, 9:32 AM EDT) -- Application by Chan’s daughters for a declaration that her house formed part of her estate. Sok Chun Yee Chan (Chan) died on January 17, 2017, at the age of 91 years. Seven months earlier, on June 15, 2016, she signed a transfer of land transferring her house to her son. The transfer indicated the consideration was nil. The transfer was registered at the Land Titles Office on January 28, 2017, eleven days after Chan’s death. When Chan died, the house was registered in her name, not her son’s. The son submitted during the March 25, 2022 hearing that his mother intended to transfer ownership of the house to him in June 2021 and that neither he nor she knew that registration was required to complete the gift....
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