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Are you entitled to anything when your ex-spouse dies?

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What happens to real estate when a spouse dies and property isn’t held jointly? 

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Estate planning changes in Ontario

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How to stop debt or pension payments after someone has died

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What are the tax consequences of real estate joint ownership when one owner dies?

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