LAW 101: Why Get Documents Notarized?

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in Blog

“So where is the Nota Republic anyway?” It sounds like a punchline to a bad joke, but notary publics are actually vital to the Canadian legal system. They provide an authentication service that dates back centuries, ensuring the signors of documents always have someone in their corner. Still, you may wonder what a notarized document…Read More Here!

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: Barrister vs. Solicitor

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Blog

All lawyers practicing in Canada may identify as “barristers and solicitors”– yet some only practice under one title. Why is that? Read on for Heritage Law’s reference guide to help differentiate between the two categories. WHAT IS A BARRISTER? The word barrister originates from the “Bar” or traditional position of a counsel in the courtroom….Read More Here!

When Should I Write A Will?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in Blog, Wills & Estate

It’s not uncommon for estate planning to fall to the bottom of the to-do list and stay there, but having a will is very important. Providing a will allows you to divide up your assets so that your family and loved ones are taken care of in the event of your death. So when should…Read More Here!

A Guide To Prenuptial Agreements

Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in Blog, Family Law

A prenuptial agreement is contract made between a couple prior to marriage that dictates their legal rights and obligations in the event of a breakdown in their marriage. While these documents are commonly referred to as prenuptial agreements, they go by many other names, such as: Prenup Marriage Agreement Premarital Contract Antenuptial Agreement Domestic Contracts…Read More Here!