What Recourse Is Available To The Surviving Spouse In Ontario If His Or Her Common Law Partner Dies Intestate?

December 18, 2008 by  
Category: Featured, Wills

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When a common law partner dies intestate (that is, without a will), the surviving spouse has recourse to two claims on the estate of the deceased. The spouse can make a claim based on trust principles or can make a claim for support. Trust principles apply when a common law spouse has contributed money or […]