Inheritance Process in Alberta

Posted by heritagelaw on May 21, 2023 in Blog, Wills & Estate

Losing a loved one is a difficult time, and the inheritance process can add to the stress and confusion. The process of inheritance in Alberta involves several steps, including probate, distribution of assets, and tax implications. In this article, we will discuss each of these steps and what you need to know about the inheritance…Read More Here!

Who Should Start Estate Planning and When?

Posted by heritagelaw on Nov 30, 2022 in Blog, Wills & Estate

There’s no magic age at which a person should start planning their estate, but many people believe this isn’t something they need to worry about until they are older. The truth is that the unthinkable can happen at any age, and without a proper estate plan, how can you ensure your loved ones are taken…Read More Here!

8 Reasons to Start a Trust

Posted by heritagelaw on May 1, 2022 in Blog, Wills & Estate

A trust is a relationship you can establish in which you give another party, the trustee, the right to hold title to your property and assets on behalf of a beneficiary. This provides legal protection to your assets and ensures that those assets are distributed according to your wishes. When you meet with a lawyer…Read More Here!

What Happens if I Don’t have a Will in Alberta?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Dec 9, 2021 in Blog, Wills & Estate

Drafting a legal will can seem like a simple inconvenience of a daunting ordeal – but it is absolutely essential if you want to have a say in who inherits your property, sentimental valuables, and even unpleasant things like your debts. If left undone, there are regulations in place that ensure some very minor protection…Read More Here!

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!