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What to Do With a Will After a Death?

What to Do With a Will After a Death?

Your common law spouse of four years, Ben, has died at work from a massive stroke. What to do with a will after a death? Neither of you saw it coming. You lifted weights together every morning. How could this happen? You’re still grieving when his ex-wife lets herself into his Bracebridge cottage with her spare ...
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Only 30% Of Marriages Are Healthy

Relationship experts say healthy marriages only account for 30%. Is your’s one? As Valentine’s Day approaches, you may be encouraged to know love can even prevent real-life heart problems. People in healthy marriages are at lower risk for heart or blood vessel problems, couples data from the 20-year U.S. Marital Instability Over the Life Course ...
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Understanding Common-Law Relationships in BC

Common-Law Relationships in BC can be complicated. The status granted to couples living together outside of a traditional marriage differs from one province to another. British Columbia couples living together share the share the same rights and privileges enjoyed by married couples. This is provided they have cohabited for at least two years. The differences ...
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How Getting A Divorce Works In Ontario

How Getting A Divorce Works In Ontario Find out how getting a divorce works in Ontario. The ups and downs of married life can put a strain on a relationship. Couples needing time away from each other to work out their differences might decide to live separate and apart. There are few legal formalities to ...
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Frequently Asked Questions About An Ontario Divorce

According to statistics compiled by the federal government, more than 14 million Canadians are married and living with their spouses, but almost 3 million people are either separated from their spouses or already divorced. Divorce is the process of terminating the marital relationship, but there are other issues, including child support and custody, parenting time, ...
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