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Will myths keep your last wishes from coming true

Whether you think your will is out-of-date or up-to-date, if any of the statements below sound like things that you have  been saying to yourself, it is time to take another look at your will.

“I am married. Everything is going to my spouse anyway, I don’t need a will.”

Nigel Watson, a Toronto lawyer who has specialized in real estate, wills and estate law for over 40 years, says that a common misconception is that married couples with joint property believe that only one of them needs a will.