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!

What Are Ground for Divorce in Alberta?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Sep 29, 2016 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

Divorce– a reality that is tough to consider, but many people report happier lives and better family dynamics after the difficult process. If you are considering divorce or experiencing one in your family, you may be curious as to what defines grounds of divorce. Read on for Heritage Law’s crash course in applying for divorce…Read More Here!

Real Estate Law 101: What is Title Insurance?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Sep 15, 2016 in Blog, Real Estate Law

Since the turn of the millennium, Alberta property buyers have been able to purchase title insurance. Like any other insurance product, this policy protects and covers the holder from possible costs or damages from a variety of sources. A keystone of the real estate market in modern years, title insurance can and will secure you…Read More Here!

What does an Executor do?

Posted by heritagelawoffices 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!