Second Marriage

Avoiding A Contested Will: Planning For Success

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Business
Suzana Popovic-Montag

It has been said that if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. This statement rings true in the context of estate planning. A disorganized estate plan is ripe for expensive litigation that will deplete the assets of the estate. A Last Will and Testament is usually the cornerstone of an estate plan but can be disputed by disappointed beneficiaries.

Divorce Rates For Second Marriages Are High, But I Still Want To Get Married

Erin Silver | Posted 05.16.2016 | Canada Living
Erin Silver

I know there's no such thing as a fairy tale, but maybe I want to write my own ending with my own idea of what makes me happy. Is it such an old fashioned view to want a partner? To have found my match? To have a realistic vision of what life would be like even knowing we will have to face unforeseen challenges?

Modern Estate Planning Should Reflect A Changing Society

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Business
Suzana Popovic-Montag

In recent years, an aging population and the rise of non-traditional marriages have become issues that are increasingly relevant to estate planning considerations in Canada. As society shifts over time, it is important that estate planning methods and strategies are capable of adaptation to suit changing needs.

The Intersection Between Family And Estate Law

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Business
Suzana Popovic-Montag

With nearly half of all marriages ending in divorce, second marriages and blended families continue to become increasingly common. As a result, estate lawyers are more frequently encountering complex family dynamics and legal issues that involve family law.

If You're in a Second Marriage, You May Need to Revisit Estate Planning

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 08.20.2016 | Canada Business
Suzana Popovic-Montag

When it comes to second marriages and estate planning, there are many issues to which a will-maker must be alert. Keep in mind that personal family dynamics play an important role in determining what estate plan will work best for you.

10 Tips For Getting Married After Divorce

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Living

For divorced singles, jumping back into the relationship boat isn't always the easiest thing. In 2012, four in 10 first marriages in Canada ended ...

A Baby Boomer's Tale of Online Dating

Shannon M. Nelson | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Living
Shannon M. Nelson

I won't go into the salacious details of our first visit; suffice it to say that despite some initial nervousness, our online attraction was affirmed with a real-life connection that was pretty hot.

7 Steps For Dealing With Divorce

Sarah Kelsey | Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Living
Sarah Kelsey

When my marriage fell apart about a year ago, I knew there were only two ways to cope: I could be super melodramatic about how unfair life was or I could do something I'd never done before -- I could let my relationship epically fall apart as honestly and gracefully as possible.