The Benefits of Incorporating a New Business in Alberta

Posted by heritagelaw on Oct 4, 2019 in Blog

Small businesses are becoming more and more popular in Alberta as residents begin running their own operations to procure an income. While most start as a simple sole proprietorship, many new business expand and grow beyond the capabilities of one individual. In many cases, Albertans choose to incorporate their business. Incorporating a new business comes…Read More Here!

What Do I Need to Know About Severance and Termination?

Posted by heritagelaw on Sep 15, 2019 in Blog, Employment Law

With today’s unstable job market, jobs are not as secure as they once were. With so many fluctuations in our economy, many companies are forced to lay off and downsize in order to maintain and continue their business. This can be devastating to dedicated employees when termination comes swiftly and without notice. Fortunately, there are…Read More Here!

What Qualifies as Workplace Discrimination in Alberta?

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Posted by heritagelaw on Aug 15, 2019 in Blog

Workplace discrimination is an unfortunately gray area for employees when it comes to how they are treated in the workforce. While laws such as the Alberta Human Rights Act exist to protect individuals, knowing what constitutes as discrimination can be difficult. Thankfully, our team of experienced lawyers can help you determine if you are experiencing…Read More Here!

What Is Workplace Harassment?

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Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jun 30, 2019 in Blog, Employment Law

In Canada, employees have the legal right to enjoy a workplace free of harassment— an umbrella term that covers a wide variety of unwanted behavior. Workplace issues may be complex, but all levels of government and ethics watchdog organizations are united in condemning and punishing those who commit, condone or ignore harassment. Keep reading for…Read More Here!

What Is A Probated Will?

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Posted by heritagelawoffices on May 30, 2019 in Blog, Wills & Estate

When an individual passes away, they typically leave behind a legal will to ensure their wishes are respected. In order to accomplish this, the deceased person’s custodians (i.e.: lawyer, financial institution, etc.) and/or their will’s executors ensure the document goes through probate. WHAT IS PROBATE/GRANT OF PROBATE? Probate or the granting of probate is the…Read More Here!

I’m Buying A House: When Do I Need A Lawyer?

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Posted by heritagelawoffices on May 16, 2019 in Blog, Real Estate Law

In Alberta, government standards require homebuyers and sellers to employ a lawyer to ensure the legal status of the land sale. Selling or buying a home? Contact or visit Heritage Law today! Our tips below will help prepare you for the process of the legal sale or purchase of real estate. TIP #1: Your chosen…Read More Here!

How Can I Prove That I Was Wrongfully Terminated?

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Posted by heritagelawoffices on Apr 4, 2019 in Blog, Employment Law

Losing your job is never easy especially when you were fired unfairly. Some people just call it a loss and move on to their next job, especially if they were very unhappy at a company. However, others face serious psychological challenges and find it difficult to move on without justice being served. It can be…Read More Here!

What’s the Difference Between Commercial & Corporate Law?

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Posted by heritagelawoffices on Mar 21, 2019 in Blog, Commercial Law

Corporate and commercial law might be closely related, but they are indeed two separate areas of law. Because their practice areas commonly overlap, it can be difficult to distinguish one from the other. Read on to learn about a few of the differences between commercial and corporate law to make sure you are talking to…Read More Here!