What’s The Difference Between Marriage & Common Law?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Mar 7, 2017 in Blog, Family Law

It’s a common question – what’s the difference between being married and being in a common law relationship? While there are many similarities, there are some differences that are worth noting! Read on for Heritage Law’s guide to the two relationship types and how they differ from one another. Common Law (Adult Interdependent Relationship) In…Read More Here!

5 Tips for Finding a Divorce Lawyer

Posted by heritagelawoffices 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: Sole Custody & Joint Custody?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jan 19, 2017 in Blog, Family Law

Since it has to do with the care and upkeep of children, custody is a very serious matter in our justice system. While a separation or divorce can be a difficult and emotional time, it is important to know the consequences of certain agreements. Use Heritage Law’s quick hit list below as a guideline to…Read More Here!

What Does a Notary Public Do?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jan 5, 2017 in Blog, Notary

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 heritagelawoffices 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 heritagelawoffices 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 heritagelawoffices 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 heritagelawoffices 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!

How is Child Support Determined in Canada?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Oct 13, 2016 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

Divorce is becoming more and more common these days, often for the betterment of home and family life. Due to this, child support is a reality for many divorced or estranged working parents. When one parent asks for child support from another, a court is designated to determine if the claim is valid. Once approved,…Read More Here!