5 Tips for Finding a Divorce Lawyer

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Blog, Divorce Law

If the time has come to find a divorce lawyer, there are serious consequences to consider no matter your state of mind. What’s Heritage Law’s best advice? Take your time! Patience almost always results in a better outcome– beyond that, refer to our five tips below and ensure you are well represented through this important…Read More Here!

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: Common Law vs. Adult Interdependent Relationship

Posted by on Feb 2, 2017 in Blog, Family Law

With diverse relationships and nontraditional living arrangements becoming the norm, there are more and more questions about the laws surrounding cohabitation. “Common law” is a household term for a couple that has lived together long-term but are not legally married. In Alberta, “common law” has been considered outdated ever since the Adult Interdependent Relationships Act…Read More Here!

What Does a Notary Public Do?

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Blog

Many of us know something called a notary public exists– but there’s a pretty good chance you don’t know what these professionals do, unless you’ve needed one in the past. Even so, you may have only used a single facet of what a notary public offers. Regardless, you can use the following summary from Heritage…Read More Here!

UNDERSTANDING PRENUPS: 5 Benefits of a Prenuptial Agreements

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Blog, Family Law

Modern marriage isn’t simple, especially as blended families and non-traditional relationships become the norm. Because of this, more protection is often needed to keep marriages stable and fair for everyone involved. Prenuptial agreements or “prenups” don’t sound very romantic– in fact, they may even feel like you are expecting the partnership to fail. The truth…Read More Here!

Sharing Custody During The Holidays

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

Separation and divorce are legal proceedings with very serious, day-to-day life consequences– especially when children are involved. The stress and pressure of the holidays can often strain our relationships, so it is important not to let legal obligations like custody and child support become negatively impacted. If you or your loved ones are facing these…Read More Here!

What Does a Family Lawyer Do?

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in Blog, Family Law

When searching for a lawyer, diving into seemingly endless listings and online reviews can be overwhelming. The first step is to identify what field of law your lawyer should practice– from advertising to water, law covers it all… including family! Family law may sound like an afternoon playing “courtroom” with the kids, but it is…Read More Here!

10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Lawyer

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016 in Blog

Between comedy routines, comic strips and everyday jokes, it can be easy to get misconceptions about lawyers, legal firms and their environments. Whether you are skeptical, intimidated or somewhere in between, Heritage Law is here to set the record straight. Below you will find 10 simple questions to ask your lawyer before you hire them….Read More Here!