QUESTION OF THE WEEK: If a common law couple dies and grandparents are in different provinces what happens to the children.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: If a common law couple dies and grandparents are in different provinces what happens to the children.   It depends if the person died with out making a Will that has Guardianship provisions in it. With a Will the guardian in the Will can act. Without a Will, the family members would need to apply to court and have a Justice look at the situation and choose who would be the Read More

Guardianship and Your Children

One of the most difficult decisions any parent will ever have to make is who should be the guardian of their children if they are no longer alive. The inability to answer this one question is why most people with minor children do not write a Will. Ok lets get the elephant out of the room. No one will over raise your children as well as you can and will. We will never be able to replace you. That said, who is the Read More