You Need To Revise Your Will Upon Divorce Or Separation

May 14, 2009 by  
Category: Divorce

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When you marry, the will you had prior to marriage is no longer valid but when you separate the will that you had while you’re married remains valid until there’s a new will or until there’s a document which rescinds the will. If you don’t have a will and you’re separated but not divorced then […]

The Importance Of Having A Will And The Need To Change A Will When A Person Remarries

July 9, 2008 by  
Category: Podcasts

David Brooker explains the importance of having a Will and the need to change it when a person remarries. If you, or someone you care about, is dealing with litigation law issues in the Toronto, Ontario Region, contact Steinberg, Morton, Hope & Israel LLP for a consultation. This podcast is taken from a 31 March […]

Do Common Law Spouses Have The Same Rights As Married Spouses If One Partner Dies Without A Will?

March 4, 2008 by  
Category: General

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No, a common law spouse does not have the same rights if their partner dies without a will. The married wife or husband has an automatic right to receive the first $200,000 of the assets of the deceased, plus a percentage in proportion to the number of children but this is not the case for […]

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