Polyamory is a hot topic these days. Societal expectations for relationships seem to be becoming more permissive, and with television shows like “Big Love”, and major news networks publishing polyamory “explainers” (https://globalnews.ca/news/4320857/what-is-polyamory/), polyamory appears to be working its way [...read full post]
Divorce law blog
Category: Common Law
Having a Will is important no what matter your circumstances are. However, when you are going through a separation from a spouse, it can be more important than ever to ensure that you have an updated Will that properly reflects [...read full post]
When you have been married for some time, you may want to leave your spouse a large share of your estate in your Will. However, if that relationship goes sour, it’s likely your feelings about who should inherit your assets [...read full post]
The terms “prenuptial agreement,” “cohabitation agreement,” and “marriage agreement” all refer to a similar type of agreement, an agreement that sets out the rights and responsibilities of spouses if they separate at some point in the future. There are many [...read full post]
What does it mean to be a “common-law spouse”?
More than ever couples are living together before marriage, and after a certain period of time, we tend to say that they are “common-law spouses”. But what does it mean to [...read full post]