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7 11, 2017

Alberta Estate Planning: Top 10 Ways A Will Saves Money

By |2020-06-18T20:41:03+00:00November 7th, 2017|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on Alberta Estate Planning: Top 10 Ways A Will Saves Money

Reasons why it is imperative that you have your estate documents drafted. Saving Thousands By Having Your Will Drafted Properly People generally do not like thinking about death. In particular, people do not like to think about their own. Planning for death is not far off. Yet, there can be negative consequences [...]

26 09, 2017

Ten Ten Reasons Power Of Attorneys Are Needed (POA)

By |2017-09-26T19:56:42+00:00September 26th, 2017|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on Ten Ten Reasons Power Of Attorneys Are Needed (POA)

Need help with your finances? Why Everyone Needs A Power of Attorney Power of attorneys (POAs) are legal documents where you appoint a representative to act as your attorney (agent). There are many reasons you need a power of attorney. Most people are familiar with what is called an enduring power of attorney [...]

11 09, 2017

Legal Checkup for Home Owners, Business Owners and You

By |2019-10-26T10:01:14+00:00September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Legal Checkup for Home Owners, Business Owners and You

Get your yearly legal checkup done! The Top 10 Reasons For Your Legal Checkup We all know that it’s good practice to go to the doctor once a year for a health checkup.  This yearly checkup lets us know if we are healthy. It also alerts us to potential health problems in [...]

17 03, 2016

Top 10 Reasons Why You Need A Will

By |2020-06-18T20:51:50+00:00March 17th, 2016|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on Top 10 Reasons Why You Need A Will

Best reason to get a will: Family! People Avoid Thinking About Death But Not Having A Will Can Be Costly It’s staggering how many Albertans do not have a Will or any plan for the future. Typically, people know that making a Will is important. Yet this crucial estate planning item is [...]

22 02, 2016

Probate: Top 10 Reasons a Lawyer Should Help With Probating An Estate

By |2019-10-25T13:01:58+00:00February 22nd, 2016|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on Probate: Top 10 Reasons a Lawyer Should Help With Probating An Estate

There are many reasons to get help when probating an estate. Probate: Avoiding Problems, Liability & Frustration Probating an estate is the process in which a will is deemed accurate and valid. It is the step where a court looks at the will and grants an order that it is the last, [...]

26 05, 2014

Scratched Fender Filed With Courthouse as Last Will & Testiment

By |2016-11-16T20:44:54+00:00May 26th, 2014|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on Scratched Fender Filed With Courthouse as Last Will & Testiment

Valid Will Scratched on Farm Tractor As lawyers we see many different ways that people "do it yourself" in terms of legal documents. This is a situation that you do not see too often. In 1948 a tractor fender with 16 words scratched into it was filed with the Surrogate Court in Saskatchewan. [...]

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