Maternity leave is a subject that is rightly discussed with sensitivity but was not always accepted as a basic human right. Therefore, employers and employees alike should take any form of paternal leave and its associated laws very seriously. The encroachment or waiving of these rights could mean you are not getting what is owed…Read More Here!
If you work for any amount of pay, you are essentially selling your labour to another person or group of people. Since this is a very old practice, modern labour laws have roots in some of the most ancient texts. Being remunerated fairly has become a basic human right, though some still try to circumvent…Read More Here!
No matter the industry, businesses must regularly hire new employees, promote existing ones and transition as others move on– but they may also have reason to cut ties with a particular person (or sometimes even many people). In these cases, it is extremely important for the business to follow every step of the process cautiously….Read More Here!
Posted by Jun 15, 2018 in Blogon
While some people may be patrons of the same lawyer or law firm for their entire lives– some even across generations– there are just as many people that have decided to seek out a second legal opinion, often changing their legal representation in the process. Most of us have seen a legal drama play out…Read More Here!
For many people, taking possession of a home is thought to be the ultimate achievement of independence and self-reliance. It is an exciting time, but it can be easy to miss some of the finer points of home ownership. One such aspect is the definition of property– just what physical area is considered your home?…Read More Here!
Just like all other interpersonal relationships, business relationships may come to a natural end. This does not have to be a difficult process, although it may seem overwhelming at times– especially if only one party is seeking independence. Dependant on your situation, dissolving a partnership may even help your company grow financially. Has your business arrived…Read More Here!
Legally, Canada considers a child to be anyone under the age of 18 or 19 (depending on the province or territory of residence). Due to modern lifestyles and the shrinking world, Canadian children of all ages are able to experience almost all forms of travel and exploration. It is truly an amazing time to be…Read More Here!
Estate planning is an unpleasant topic, but anyone who has been through it knows how difficult it is to settle an estate left without a will or other essential directives. Organizing and streamlining your own estate process is one of the most valuable gifts you can leave your beneficiaries. While estate planning is a complex…Read More Here!
Posted by Apr 6, 2018 in Blogon
While it may not be common knowledge, there are many instances in life where someone will need a notarized document. If you are not familiar with the process, it can be an unpleasant surprise if left to the last minute. Like all practicing lawyers, most of us at Heritage Law are notaries public. If you…Read More Here!
Legal matters are already complicated, but it only gets more tricky when you are not able to make your own decisions. There are two legal entities that can typically step in at these times: someone who holds your power of attorney or, should the worst happen, your executor. It always best to seek the advice…Read More Here!