How to Talk to Your Family About Power of Attorney

Posted by heritagelaw on Nov 17, 2021 in Blog, Wills & Estate

No one really wants to talk about death or serious illness but the stress and discomfort of having these types of conversations are nothing compared to facing these issues without proper legal documentation put into place. If you have an elderly family member, you’ve probably thought about whether or not they have a power of…Read More Here!

Neighbor Disputes in Edmonton – When to Seek Legal Action

Posted by heritagelaw on Oct 17, 2021 in Blog, Real Estate Law

When you live in Edmonton, it’s likely that you have to deal with your neighbors in some capacity. Hopefully, these dealings are pleasant and friendly but differences in lifestyle, misunderstandings and other factors may lead to neighbor disputes. How far these disputes go depends on your unique situation but it helps to know what steps…Read More Here!

Ending a Lease Early in Alberta – What Are the Rules?

Posted by heritagelaw on Sep 17, 2021 in Blog, Real Estate Law

Life happens and, whether you are a landlord or a tenant, certain situations may have you considering ending a lease early. But how does this work in Alberta? What are the rules? Generally speaking, a lease agreement is a legally binding contract. However, there are certain instances where leases can be ended early provided they…Read More Here!

What is the Grant of Probate Process in Alberta?

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Posted by heritagelaw on Jun 15, 2021 in Blog, Wills & Estate

Dealing with the death of a family member, friend, or loved one can be a difficult emotional process. While dealing with the aftermath in terms of wills and estates may create additional stress, sometimes being involved in the process can help individuals find closure and acceptance. If you are responsible for distributing the assets of…Read More Here!

Intellectual Property Rights – How Do They Work?

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Posted by heritagelaw on Apr 22, 2021 in Blog, Commercial Law

Do you have an amazing idea for your business? Maybe you’ve come up with a unique and clever slogan or have created an eye-catching logo that encapsulates the nature of your business. Before you unleash your idea into the world, it’s important to consider how you are going to protect your creation. The process of…Read More Here!

The Legalities of Recording Video Conferences

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Posted by heritagelaw on Mar 22, 2021 in Blog

With our society continually adjusting to “new norms”, video conferencing software such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Skype have allowed many industries to continue face-to-face interactions and meetings while maintaining distance. It only takes one quick Google search of “funny Zoom fails” to realize that people are recording these meetings and posting them on the…Read More Here!

What is a Nondisclosure Agreement?

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Posted by heritagelaw on Feb 21, 2021 in Blog, Commercial Law, Employment Law

When you are hired by a business, you may find yourself signing a Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA) – but what exactly does that mean? Understanding an employee contract before adding your signature is important when it comes to avoiding conflict with your employer down the road. While most are straightforward and detail the terms of your…Read More Here!