Tenant Rights in Alberta during COVID-19

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Posted by heritagelaw on Dec 21, 2020 in Blog, Real Estate Law

Back in early 2020 when COVID-19 first plagued Alberta, many restrictions and measures were put into place to protect tenants during this time of uncertainty. If you are a tenant renting from a landlord, you may have some questions regarding your rights in relation to COVID-19. Heritage Law wants to clear up the confusion and…Read More Here!

Employee Rights in Alberta during COVID-19

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Posted by heritagelaw on Nov 3, 2020 in Blog, Employment Law

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive waves of unrest in the world of employment, leaving employees to worry if their jobs are at risk. With businesses closing their doors or sending workers home to reduce the spread, government mandates ensure employees are protected from termination. This doesn’t mean employees can toss aside responsibilities without fear…Read More Here!

Q&A: Employee and Employers Rights when Working From Home

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Posted by heritagelaw on Oct 13, 2020 in Blog, Employment Law

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically shifted the dynamic of workplaces across the globe. A vast number of employees have found themselves packing up the office and working from home. While this is great news in terms of employment continuance in the face of many workplace shutdowns, it creates an interesting change in the way work…Read More Here!

3 Important Things To Bring to Your Will Appointment

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Posted by heritagelaw on Sep 3, 2020 in Blog, Wills & Estate

Are you preparing to have your will created? Your will is an important document that ensures your property is handled according to your wishes after you pass away. It protects your family and loved ones as well as your assets. Because it is such an important document, it’s important to have your will created thoroughly…Read More Here!

How Long Should I Keep Legal Documents After a Death?

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Posted by heritagelaw on Jul 3, 2020 in Blog, Wills & Estate

We’re all familiar with the process of grieving the passing of a friend, family member or loved one – we dress in black, attend a funeral and celebrate the life they had. When you are an executor or designated representative, however, the process of working through someone’s death becomes more complicated. Suddenly, you find yourself…Read More Here!


Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jun 4, 2020 in Blog, Real Estate Law

If you are planning to purchase real estate, you may be familiar with the fact that a lawyer is required in such a transaction. Whether it is your first or one of many– there still may be confusion about what a real estate lawyer does. Read on for Heritage Law’s general breakdown of the intricacies…Read More Here!

Termination of Lease Agreements – What Are the Rules?

Posted by heritagelaw on Jun 3, 2020 in Blog, Real Estate Law

Lease agreements are a common legal document that is signed between a landlord and tenant, whether in a residential or business rental capacity. Like any contract, a lease agreement can be intimidating and confusing. However, these agreements are not designed to be contractual traps. They should be straightforward and concise when detailing the particulars of…Read More Here!

The Difference Between Criminal Law & Civil Law


Posted by heritagelawoffices on May 15, 2020 in Blog, Civil Litigation

Generally, the justice system breaks down into two major categories: criminal law and civil law. Between TV judges and action movies, some members of the general public may have a skewed perception of how these two forms of law function. Read on for Heritage Law’s guide to the definitive differences between the criminal and civil…Read More Here!