5 Benefits of Using a Smaller Law Firm

Posted by heritagelawoffices on May 1, 2017 in Blog

When it comes to seeking legal help, there are seemingly endless choices. Worse yet, dealing with a bigger law firm can be just as frustrating for clients as it can be intimidating. Small to mid-size law firms fill the need for personable, dedicated legal representation and advice– often without the premium you pay when opting…Read More Here!


Posted by heritagelawoffices on Apr 18, 2017 in Blog, Family Law

Common law relationships are quickly becoming mainstream, leaving many people misinformed on just how it works from a legal standpoint. Never fear, Heritage Law is here to bust some myths– read on for more! MYTH #1: “Only a marriage qualifies for a prenuptial agreement.” The truth is… in most provinces, common law relationships can indeed…Read More Here!

What Is the Legal Definition of Family in Canada

Family of four running through a field

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Mar 21, 2017 in Blog, Family Law

Families come in all shapes and sizes, so it makes sense that the legal definition in Canada reflects this. The current family definitions allow for inclusiveness of single-parent families, stepfamilies, common law or AIR unions, and more. Census Family Definition A census family refers to the following: A married couple of opposite or same sex…Read More Here!

5 Tips for Finding a Divorce Lawyer

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Feb 16, 2017 in Blog, Divorce Law

If the time has come to find a divorce lawyer, there are serious consequences to consider no matter your state of mind. What’s Heritage Law’s best advice? Take your time! Patience almost always results in a better outcome– beyond that, refer to our five tips below and ensure you are well represented through this important…Read More Here!

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: Sole Custody & Joint Custody?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jan 19, 2017 in Blog, Family Law

Since it has to do with the care and upkeep of children, custody is a very serious matter in our justice system. While a separation or divorce can be a difficult and emotional time, it is important to know the consequences of certain agreements. Use Heritage Law’s quick hit list below as a guideline to…Read More Here!

What Does a Notary Public Do?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jan 5, 2017 in Blog, Notary

Many of us know something called a notary public exists– but there’s a pretty good chance you don’t know what these professionals do, unless you’ve needed one in the past. Even so, you may have only used a single facet of what a notary public offers. Regardless, you can use the following summary from Heritage…Read More Here!

UNDERSTANDING PRENUPS: 5 Benefits of a Prenuptial Agreements

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Dec 22, 2016 in Blog, Family Law

Modern marriage isn’t simple, especially as blended families and non-traditional relationships become the norm. Because of this, more protection is often needed to keep marriages stable and fair for everyone involved. Prenuptial agreements or “prenups” don’t sound very romantic– in fact, they may even feel like you are expecting the partnership to fail. The truth…Read More Here!

Sharing Custody During The Holidays

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Dec 8, 2016 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

Separation and divorce are legal proceedings with very serious, day-to-day life consequences– especially when children are involved. The stress and pressure of the holidays can often strain our relationships, so it is important not to let legal obligations like custody and child support become negatively impacted. If you or your loved ones are facing these…Read More Here!

10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Lawyer

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Oct 27, 2016 in Blog

Between comedy routines, comic strips and everyday jokes, it can be easy to get misconceptions about lawyers, legal firms and their environments. Whether you are skeptical, intimidated or somewhere in between, Heritage Law is here to set the record straight. Below you will find 10 simple questions to ask your lawyer before you hire them….Read More Here!