Getting hitched, tying the knot, making it official– these are just some of the diverse terms used to colourfully describe the legal act of marriage. Whether you have a blowout wedding reception or an exotic elopement, if you reside in Alberta you are obligated to sign a marriage certificate if you wish to be considered…Read More Here!
Search engines like Google, Bing and DuckDuckGo are great tools, but we have all been guilty of using as one of them as a financial advisor, medical professional– and yes, even a lawyer! Free legal forms have been around long before the internet, but there is a new wave of online contract templates that put…Read More Here!
Posted by Sep 15, 2018 in Blogon
There are countless events in life where you may require the services of a legal professional, so the term “hire a lawyer” is a general one. From contracts to court cases, every lawyer has their specialization– and they may have even further specialties within that. The following article is simply a few samples of when…Read More Here!
Employment law covers a wide range of regulations and protections that are constantly evolving to best serve both the Canadian economy and its workers. While each case is unique, modern legal standards stand on centuries of previous cases and decisions that make up the history of employment law in Canada. Are you interested in reflecting…Read More Here!
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!
Many citizens, not just lawyers, are certified with some amount of legal power or recognition. Two of these positions are Notary Public and Commissioner of Oaths— and you may encounter a need for one or both at different stages of life. The following guide will walk you through the instances where you would need each…Read More Here!