Rice v. Rice Estate 2012 NBQB 65
Family Law - Husband and wife - Marital property - Matrimonial home - Right of wife to interest in
A husband died leaving a will in which he bequeathed his wife a contingent life interest in the marital home. The wife applied under s. 4(1) of the Marital Property Act for an order vesting her husband’s interest in the marital home in her, the surviving spouse.
The New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench, Family Division, dismissed the application.