Domestic Violence and your options in Alberta

I chose to pen this article because in recent times I have read a number of news articles about the increase in reports of domestic violence brought about by the Pandemic and the restrictions governments all over the world have put in place to halt the spread. I am of...

Canadian Immigration Application Refusals and your options

I understand that a lot of people believe that when a refusal letter is issued to an Applicant for Permanent Residence, Study/Visitor’s Visa or Refugee Status (to mention but a few), the Applicant’s only option is to re-apply (assuming there was no ban and...

Residential Real Estate 101 – Purchase

A typical Real Estate transaction would commence with the submission of an offer by the would-be Purchaser (who we will just call the “Purchaser” going forward). The offer is a legal document usually prepared by the Purchaser’s realtor after a fair...

Automobile Accidents in Alberta – what you need to know

In the course of handling Personal Injury matters, I have fielded a number of questions from clients who were confused about the Automobile Accident Claims process and this write up will attempt to explain the process, provide information on what to do if you are ever...

Estate Planning Fundamentals

In Alberta as is the case with several legal systems all over the world the most important estate planning document for any individual is a Will. By definition a Will is a legal document that outlines an individual’s instructions with respect to the distribution of...