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!

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?

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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!

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: Will vs. Personal Directive

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Aug 15, 2016 in Blog, Wills & Estate

It is unpleasant to think about, but everyone over the age of 18 should have a will and personal directive in case the worst happens. To many, an estate plan is synonymous with these documents– but in fact, a will and a personal directive are only two parts that make up the whole of careful…Read More Here!

LAW 101: Why Get Documents Notarized?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Aug 1, 2016 in Blog, Notary

“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 heritagelawoffices 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!