Wise Law Blog: Kerr v. Baranow: SCC Makes Headway in Family Law Unjust Enrichment Claims

The Supreme Court of Canada’s February 2011 decision in Kerr v. Baranow highlighted the entitlements of cohabiting, but unmarried spouses in in family property claims.  The Court’s ruling on resulting trust and unjust enrichment claims will have positive reverberations for cohabiting partners, a group that is not currently recognized under any of Canada’s provincial matrimonial property regimes.  Prior to this ...