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!
Dying wishes are the last things anyone wants to think about, especially those who are young and young at heart. The truth is that, regardless of your age, it’s important to get your life’s assets in order and start thinking about setting up a will, a power of attorney, and a personal directive – just…Read More Here!
When someone you love dies, it can be difficult to navigate the process of grieving while handling the personal and legal details following that death – especially if the responsibility of doing so falls directly on you. The amount of work it takes to settle a loved one’s affairs can be quite a shock –…Read More Here!
Dealing with the death of a family member, friend, or loved one can be a difficult emotional process. While dealing with the aftermath in terms of wills and estates may create additional stress, sometimes being involved in the process can help individuals find closure and acceptance. If you are responsible for distributing the assets of…Read More Here!