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J. Edward (Ted) Crane
Partner
J. Edward (Ted) Crane
J. Edward (Ted) Crane

Calgary

PHONE

Direct: 403.541.5299

Main: 403.245.0111

Mailing Address

2300, 520 - 5th Avenue SW

Calgary , AB , Canada

T2P 3R7


Assistant

Emily Wegner

Direct: 403.541.5276

Email: ewegner@ddwestllp.com

J. Edward (Ted) Crane
Partner
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Ted Crane is a member of both the Alberta and Manitoba Bars. He provides estate litigation legal services in Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Ted has assisted clients in litigation matters for over 35 years, trying cases at the Court of Queen's Bench level and on appeals to the Courts of Appeal. Ted has appeared as lead counsel in numerous trial proceedings and in the Courts of Appeal in the Provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba on wills and estate matters. Ted’s practice is almost exclusively restricted to estate litigation.

Ted has been a presenter at the Law Society, the Canadian Bar Association, Provincial Bar Associations and the Legal Education Society of Alberta (LESA). Ted has also lectured at the Faculty of Law, Bar Admissions, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, the Estate Planning Council, and a wide variety of organizations in the financial services industry on wills, estates and trusts.

ESTATE LITIGATION

  • Will Challenges and Defense of Contested Wills
  • Probate Litigation
  • Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence
  • Will and Trust Interpretation
  • Claims for Converted or Missing Funds of Deceased Person
  • Joint Account Litigation
  • Removing and Replacing Executors, Administrators and Trustees
  • Court Applications for Advice and Directions in Estate Administration
  • Dependants Support and Relief Claims
  • Family Property Claims for or against Surviving Spouse
  • Contested Passing of Accounts
  • Compensation for Personal Representatives and Trustees
  • Constructive Trust Claims
  • Quantum Meruit Claims
  • Abuse of Power of Attorney and Trust Claims
  • Elder Abuse
  • Predatory Marriages and Capacity to Marry
  • Trust Litigation
EDUCATION
  • B.A., University of Manitoba - 1972
  • LL.B., University of Manitoba - 1976
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Called to the Manitoba Bar -1977
  • Called to the Alberta Bar - 2012
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