What does an Executor do?

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Blog, Wills & Estate

When a person passes away and leaves a will, an executor is named to take responsibility for the intentions and requests of the deceased. While that sentence may sum it up succinctly, an executor’s job is anything but– close attention to detail, flexibility and a willingness to make difficult choices are just some of the…Read More Here!

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!