A power of attorney is a document that gives another party the legal authority to act on your behalf. Depending on the power you give them, your attorney will be in charge of your legal and financial affairs. A power of attorney is generally named when planning for possible incapacity or extended absences. Generally speaking,…Read More Here!
It’s a common occurrence for Canadian home buyers to not bring in a real estate lawyer in until the deal is already done. But what about all of the stuff that happens before you sign on that dotted line? Although it’s reasonable to not want to spend extra money on legal fees, when it comes…Read More Here!
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 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!
Many people consider the terms divorce and separation interchangeable – this is not the case. At the most basic level, a divorce means you are no longer legally married. Separation indicates that you and your spouse are living separate lives but are still legally married under the court. Read on to learn about the differences…Read More Here!
Posted by Mar 14, 2016 in Blogon
There are many reasons you might need a lawyer, but many people do not know where to start. Luckily there is a goldmine of resources out there for those in search of legal representation. Being prepared can give you an edge and even save you money by reducing your total legal costs. Read Heritage Law’s…Read More Here!
Posted by Mar 3, 2016 in Blogon
Civil law covers a huge range of legal issues, but civil litigators are generally focused around non-criminal lawsuits. Filing a lawsuit can be an intimidating prospect, so you should meet with a lawyer early on in the process. If you are unsure whether or not your dispute qualifies for a civil suit, contact or visit…Read More Here!
Divorce can be an unpleasant chapter of life, but it does not have to be. Once the decision is made, there is normal sequence of events dictated by Alberta law. You can review the steps below, but be sure to contact Heritage Law as early as possible. Our family law experts can help guide you through…Read More Here!
Posted by Feb 5, 2016 in Blogon
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!