Helping Those Living with Loss

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Practical advice on how to really help those living with loss. As an Estate lawyer, I assist individuals and families experiencing grief every day, but it wasn’t until this summer, when I lost my own mother, that I experienced grief deeply and personally, which afforded me a new perspective on grief.  Shortly after my loss,…


Blended Family? Tips for Estate Planning

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The number of blended families in Canada grows every year as the divorce rate and the lifespan increases. This trend means that these couples must manage the legal and financial challenges inherent in a blended family, which are particularly challenging when there are children from a previous relationship.  Couples with blended families must balance between…