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inheritence

my wife and mother in law owned the house. she recently passed away my wife inheruited her half am i entitled to half of that in a divorce??

— john h.


Answer

In Ontario, you do not have to share inheritances if they are kept separate. If she put the home into joint names with you, then she would have to share it. Here is a link to an article about it. https://www.galbraithfamilylaw.com/equalization-of-property/ Good luck.

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