Wills & Estate Law

Home/Wills & Estate Law
30 03, 2015

DIY Wills: The Hidden Costs of Drafting Your Own Will

By |2019-04-29T15:51:33+00:00March 30th, 2015|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on DIY Wills: The Hidden Costs of Drafting Your Own Will

The Risks of DIY Wills in Alberta Saving Money on Cheap, DIY Wills Can Be Expensive There are many rules about will validity in Alberta. Today, there are quite a few do it yourself or DIY will sites and software out there that promise to make it fast and easy to put together [...]

23 03, 2015

Adding A Joint Tenant For Avoiding Probate (To Land or Financial Accounts): BEWARE of the RISKS!

By |2016-01-05T23:12:34+00:00March 23rd, 2015|Litigation, Real Estate Law, Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on Adding A Joint Tenant For Avoiding Probate (To Land or Financial Accounts): BEWARE of the RISKS!

BEWARE: Risks of Joint Tenants to Avoid Probate Adding a Name to Land Title or Bank Accounts: Joint Tenants for Avoiding Probate Bank accounts and land can be both be owned as joint tenants or as tenants in common in Alberta. Joint tenants own the land equally. In Alberta, this means there is [...]

9 03, 2015

Will Changes In Alberta: Does Your Will Need Updating?

By |2016-01-05T23:12:35+00:00March 9th, 2015|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on Will Changes In Alberta: Does Your Will Need Updating?

Codicils: Change Wills Knowing When to Change Your Will | Help in Calgary Making changes to your will may seem daunting. Yet people do not know when they they need to have their will changed. There are times where making changes to your will are required. Other will changes are a matter of [...]

23 10, 2014

Alberta Probate Lawyers: How They Help Executors | by Kahane Law Office

By |2016-01-05T23:12:37+00:00October 23rd, 2014|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on Alberta Probate Lawyers: How They Help Executors | by Kahane Law Office

Alberta Probate Legal Help What to Expect from Alberta Probate Lawyer Services Alberta probate lawyers know that probate cases of any size can be extremely difficult to handle on your own. Many people do not realize what a major commitment probating a will can be. Representatives of estates can find the support and [...]

28 09, 2014

How Alberta Lawyers Save You Time and Money During Probate

By |2016-01-05T23:12:38+00:00September 28th, 2014|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on How Alberta Lawyers Save You Time and Money During Probate

Legal Help That Can Save Time and Money: We Make Probate Easy Probate can be a very complicated matter for those who have to go through the process. First, it is important to have a good and simple understanding of what probate is and what it means. Of course, probate law can differ [...]

27 07, 2014

Estate Challenges Executors Face in Alberta

By |2019-01-25T20:10:55+00:00July 27th, 2014|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on Estate Challenges Executors Face in Alberta

  Getting Help With Estate Challenges Estate challenges when executors probate an estate can cause stress, a delay in probate and additional costs to the estate. When a loved one passes away, you may be appointed to be the executor or personal representative of their estate. This means that you must handle the [...]

13 07, 2014

Probate Fees and Probate Forms in Alberta

By |2018-10-14T17:59:17+00:00July 13th, 2014|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on Probate Fees and Probate Forms in Alberta

Probate Fees & Forms in Alberta Probate fees and probate forms in Alberta. People try to avoid probate but the question is why. Unless the will is contested and/or there are disputes among family members, the most difficult aspect of administrating an estate is completing the application process for probate. The process [...]

21 06, 2014

What Does It Mean to Probate a Will in Alberta?

By |2018-10-14T17:39:17+00:00June 21st, 2014|Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on What Does It Mean to Probate a Will in Alberta?

What is Probate? Probate a will: If you have heard of probate, you have probably heard that it is a pain, that is it expensive, that it takes a long time, and that it is a complicated process. While some of those descriptions may be apt, they do not really tell you [...]

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. [...]

27 11, 2013

Can A Judge Order You to Sell Your Condo and Move?

By |2016-01-05T23:12:41+00:00November 27th, 2013|Litigation, Wills & Estate Law|Comments Off on Can A Judge Order You to Sell Your Condo and Move?

What would you do if you had the world's worst neighbor? What if your next-door condo owner was so abrasive in her or his interactions with other owners in the building, that all efforts toward civil accord were futile? What if this owner had a lengthy history of physical assaults on residents; of intimidating neighbors [...]