Legal Speak 101: What Is A Power Of Attorney?


Posted by heritagelawoffices on May 23, 2016 in Blog, Wills & Estate

A power of attorney is a document that gives another party the legal authority to act on your behalf. Depending on the power you give them, your attorney will be in charge of your legal and financial affairs. A power of attorney is generally named when planning for possible incapacity or extended absences. Generally speaking,…Read More Here!

When Should I Write A Will?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Apr 25, 2016 in Blog, Wills & Estate

It’s not uncommon for estate planning to fall to the bottom of the to-do list and stay there, but having a will is very important. Providing a will allows you to divide up your assets so that your family and loved ones are taken care of in the event of your death. So when should…Read More Here!

A Guide To Prenuptial Agreements

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Apr 11, 2016 in Blog, Family Law

A prenuptial agreement is contract made between a couple prior to marriage that dictates their legal rights and obligations in the event of a breakdown in their marriage. While these documents are commonly referred to as prenuptial agreements, they go by many other names, such as: Prenup Marriage Agreement Premarital Contract Antenuptial Agreement Domestic Contracts…Read More Here!

What Is The Difference Between Divorce & Separation?


Posted by heritagelawoffices on Mar 28, 2016 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

Many people consider the terms divorce and separation interchangeable – this is not the case. At the most basic level, a divorce means you are no longer legally married. Separation indicates that you and your spouse are living separate lives but are still legally married under the court. Read on to learn about the differences…Read More Here!

LAWYER UP: 5 Ways to Find the Best Lawyer

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Mar 14, 2016 in Blog

There are many reasons you might need a lawyer, but many people do not know where to start. Luckily there is a goldmine of resources out there for those in search of legal representation. Being prepared can give you an edge and even save you money by reducing your total legal costs. Read Heritage Law’s…Read More Here!

CIVIL LAW 101: What Is Civil Litigation?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Mar 3, 2016 in Blog, Civil Litigation

Civil law covers a huge range of legal issues, but civil litigators are generally focused around non-criminal lawsuits. Filing a lawsuit can be an intimidating prospect, so you should meet with a lawyer early on in the process. If you are unsure whether or not your dispute qualifies for a civil suit, contact or visit…Read More Here!

DIVORCE LAW 101: Where Do We Go From Here?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Feb 18, 2016 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

Divorce can be an unpleasant chapter of life, but it does not have to be. Once the decision is made, there is normal sequence of events dictated by Alberta law. You can review the steps below, but be sure to contact Heritage Law as early as possible. Our family law experts can help guide you through…Read More Here!