Is there a difference in your rights and responsibilities between common-law and married couples? It may be a good idea to find out before you shack up.
Saying “I do” later in life may come with extra financial considerations when you have a pension, RRSPs, a house or other assets to protect. Here’s how to have a frank discussion about your finances with your partner before you exchange rings.
Q: My dad is in his 70s and has mentioned moving in with his new girlfriend. Should we be concerned about protecting his assets if the relationship gains common-law status?