Property Division, Sharing & The Matrimonial Home

Thinking of entering into a marriage contract or prenuptial agreement? Make sure you also consider estate planning considerations.

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Thinking of entering into a marriage contract or prenuptial agreement? Make sure you also consider estate planning considerations.

This was an issue canvassed by Donna Neff in her blog “When to Make a Marriage Agreement Part of Your Estate Planning”. Donna noted that her advices was “to have a marriage agreement or contract prepared which spells out what the husband and wife agree to do with their assets if one of them dies or if their marriage ends in separation or divorce.” Good point Donna that often gets overlooked.

You can read Donna’s full blog here.

We will be featuring Donna Neff this Friday as a part our interview series with lawyers from across Canada (and beyond).

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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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