Topic: 'Divorce'

Wills “Hot Spot” - Divorce

Published on: 2014-07-15 1:28:57 PM Divorce Wills "Hot Spot"

Many people believe that obtaining a divorce will revoke their Will. In Ontario however, the divorced spouse will be considered to have died first. This means that the divorced spouse will not receive any benefit from the Will. Further, the divorced spouse will not be an executor. However, the rest of the Will will remain unchanged. As such, following a divorce, you may have a Will that has no properly appointed executor, and the distribution of your estate may ...