Wills And Estate Law

6 Reasons Why You Should Make a Will

A will tells everyone what should happen to your money, property and possessions after you die (all these things together are called your ‘estate’).

Making a will is a very wise thing to do; life is uncertain and we never know when we’re gonna go (the thought of that is morbid yes….but planning for it is definitely the smart thing to do). Here are six (6) reasons why you should make a will:

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I was in a common law relationship but my partner has since passed away. How do I ensure I get a share of my partner’s estate?


When a cohabitant┬ápasses away WITHOUT A WILL, the surviving cohabitant will need to have this cohabitational relationship formally declared in order to benefit from the deceased’s estate. With the help of an attorney, the surviving cohabitant must: