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Small claims court limit is $50,000
The Province and lawyers alike agree changes to Alberta’s civil litigation system that will now see small claims as high as $50,000 will allow more people to access justice when it comes to business deals gone bad... Learn more
Commercial Real Estate & Leases
The Top 10 things a tenant should look for in a commercial lease
The lawyer who practices in the area of commercial leases knows the special terms and would be able to advise which terms of the lease the tenant can and should negotiate... Learn more
Get it in writing
As much as we want to rely on a handshake and someone’s word when it comes to doing business, time and experience teaches us that is not always successful. The best way to protect yourself from unscrupulous or simply inept business relationships is to get all of your agreements in writing... Learn more
How will my divorce affect me financially?
This is a question many separated spouses should be asking and unfortunately, not enough do. Different settlement scenarios will have different financial consequences, both short and long term... Learn more
More information on divorce
Divorces can be a long process and factors such as children, property, and debt can all cause further complications. This article will aim to give you a brief summary of the divorce process so that you can be prepared for the road ahead and understand how a lawyer can help you... Learn More
Real Estate & Land Development
Buyers and Sellers must be aware
It’s important that you and your lawyer read any agreement carefully before signing. The danger may be to unwittingly create a costly problem for yourself that will take a lot of time and resources to resolve... Learn more
Due to the complexity of the transaction and the many terms and conditions in the mortgage documents, one or both parties often require legal representation. Many people hire an individual through a law firm who acts as an agent used for the conveyance process... Learn more
Wills and Estates
Disclosure of gifts
Consequences for the attorney or personal representative for failure to disclose the gift received from the donor and to provide accounting... Learn more
What is a Will and should I have one?
A will is a legal document that determines how your property will be distributed when you die. All wills must follow the requirements of the Wills Act to be valid... Learn more
What is probate?
Probate is a method of estate administration that allows your debts to be paid and the remainder to be properly transferred to your beneficiaries. It applies to any estate regardless if the individual died with or without a Will... Learn more
Information on impaired driving
Impaired driving legislation is complex and is one of the very few areas of criminal law where individuals are forced to incriminate themselves...
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