Real Estate Residential

My firm represents both buyers and sellers of residential real estate properties and infrequently commercial properties. This process is most commonly known as conveyancing. Usually a realtor brings the parties together and arranges for the agreement to be executed and who then provides the agreement to us for our involvement upon removal of the

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Wills and Estates

As a person acquires assets and/or assumes responsibility for children, the issue of how this is all dealt with in the event of the person's death obviously arises. The Will, more formally known as the Last Will and Testament, is a legal document in writing setting forth the person's declared wishes and desires for how this is to be done upon hi

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Divorce & Family Law

In potentially contested divorce situations, I recommend that you speak to at least 2 lawyers to try and get a sense of not only what the lawyer can do for you, but also to determine if each is able to understand the other. For example will the lawyer have time to take on your case, including his level of experience. Do you understand how much m

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Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public

Many documents you may be called upon to execute require that you swear an oath of truthfulness before a commissioner for oaths. If the document is to be used outside of the Province of Alberta, a notarial seal is also embossed over top of the signature. Save for extremely remote communities, (where exceptions can be made) any lawyer can provide t

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Probate

In my experience most people understand the need for a will, but are confused about the necessity for probate of same. Probate is essentially an Order obtained in court declaring the person(s) who will be responsible for ensuring that the deceased's intentions in his/her Last Will and Testament will be carried out. It is insufficient to simply p

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