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‘Til death do us part … the bank accounts: A warning for common-law couples

This Blog was written by: Kristie Smith, Estate and Trust Consultant, Scotia Wealth Management  Summer is upon us, in all its glory. After a pandemic hiatus, my calendar is dotted with weddings to attend for friends and family members. But is this summer spectacle going the way of the dodo?…

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Joint Accounts Held as Tenants in Common: A Tool to Avoid Litigation

This blog was written by Holly LeValliant Perhaps one of the most litigious issues in the area of estate law is the question of whether a joint account passes on survivorship when one of the owners dies, or whether the survivor holds the balance of the account in trust for…

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