Author: Hilary Angrove

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Common Law

How to get married in Ontario: A Step-by-Step Guide

Congratulations! You’re engaged! Now what? There are a few steps that you’ll need complete to be legally married in Ontario. FAQs about getting married Take a proactive step before you get married and contact Angrove Law to help with your prenuptial agreement! External Source: Marriage Act, R.S.O. 1990 c.M.3

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Marriage Contracts

Do you need a Prenuptial Agreement in Ontario?

A prenuptial agreement in Ontario or “prenup” is a wise investment to outline your and your partner’s finances prior to tying the knot! Also, in the unfortunate event of a relationship breakdown, a prenup ensures a fair distribution of assets. Prenup is the American slang for ‘prenuptial agreement’ which is

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Marriage Contracts

What is a prenuptial agreement? Is it valid in Canada?

In the video below Hilary Angrove founder of Angrove Law answers the question on what is a prenuptial agreement and whether they hold up in court. Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer Explains: Getting married is an exciting time, but it’s also a good opportunity to think about the future and protect yourself

ending common law relationship in ontario
Common Law

How to end a Common Law Relationship in Ontario

You can end a common law relationship at any time with no required legal action. Unlike married couples, you do not need a formal divorce to end your relationship. What about my property? When you end a common law relationship in Ontario, you are not required to split property. Furniture,

Immediate Actions: What to Do When Someone Dies in Ontario

The first step when someone passes away is to address urgent matters! You will need to locate the Will to determine who is in charge. This person is called the Executor or Estate Trustee. In the meantime, a copy of their Will will suffice for urgent maters. This is the

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Common Law

Are you considered Common Law in Ontario?

You’re not legally married, but you may be considered to be in a common law relationship! You are considered common law in Ontario in two situations: Cohabitating means to live with a person in a conjugal relationship. What does that mean? Essentially, a romantic relationship! How do you determine if