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!
When it comes to estate planning, getting everything in order involves more than simply writing a will. And though it is an unpleasant topic to think about, it is extremely difficult to settle an estate without necessary planning. Organizing your estate plan is one of the most valuable things you can do for your family…Read More Here!
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!
When it comes to planning and preparing a will, you know you will have to appoint someone to take care of your estate and wishes when you are gone. The most important rule of choosing an executor is to choose someone you trust. However, there is often a lot of “importance” placed on this role…Read More Here!
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!
Have you been living with a significant other for an extended period of time? You may not know it, but you could be living in a common-law living arrangement under the eyes of the law and a cohabitation agreement may help. This label entitles each member of the relationship to minimal protection in the case…Read More Here!
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!
Many people consider the terms “divorce” and “separation” to be interchangeable – but this is not the case. At the most basic level, a divorce means that you are no longer legally married while separation indicates that you and your spouse are living separate lives but are still legally married under the court. While this…Read More Here!
When you own or manage a commercial property in Edmonton, it’s likely that you’ll have to deal with neighboring businesses or property owners in some capacity. However, differences in operations, misunderstandings, and other factors can lead to commercial property disputes. How far these disputes go depends on your unique situation but it helps to know…Read More Here!
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!