What is the effect of a parent's decision not to consider the consequences of a child’s parents’ actions in the context of child support matters?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Stewart v. McLean, 2010 BCSC 64 (CanLII):

The presumption of resulting trust applies to most gratuitous transfers. A transfer by a parent to an adult child without consideration raises this presumption: Pecore v. Pecore, 2007 SCC 17, [2007] 1 S.C.R. 795.

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