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Advisor.ca quotes Corina Weigl in an article about joint accounts for couples

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“Should coupled clients have joint accounts?” by Susan Goldberg, Advisor.ca

Advisor.ca quotes Toronto lawyer Corina Weigl in an article on joint accounts for couples.

That’s typical, says estate lawyer Corina Weigl, a partner at Fasken Martineau in Toronto. Separate accounts can work well before a couple has children, or in second or later marriages when the partners are no longer raising children and/or have their own incomes and assets. “But as soon as one spouse stays home — whether that’s to raise kids or take care of an elderly parent or something else — and isn’t earning an income, I don’t know how that model works.”