What are the circumstances in which a husband claims a constructive trust in his pension for a wife who has done the majority of the childcare and household chores during the period of co-habitation and marriage?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Rolley v. Rolley, 2018 ONSC 7409 (CanLII):

Similarly, these circumstances are distinct from those in Caravan v. Caravan, 2004 N.J. No. 128, where the wife, who claimed a constructive trust in her husband’s pension, had done the majority of the childcare and household chores during the period of co-habitation and marriage, and supplemented the family income with earnings of her own.

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