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Amanda Lutz

About Amanda Lutz

Amanda Lutz is an Associate Lawyer with Kennedy Schofield Lawyers. She practices in the areas of Real Estate Law, Wills & Estate Planning, Civil Litigation, Probate law, and Corporate Law. Click here to view Amanda's Bio. Articles posted on this blog are meant to offer basic legal information and should not be relied upon for legal opinion. For advice on your specific matter, you can contact Amanda or any of our lawyers at 902-826-9140.

Incorporation – Advantages & Disadvantages

Limitation of Liability One of the biggest advantages to incorporating your business is that the shareholders of the company limit their liability for the debts of the business. If a creditor is seeking to recover for a company debt, they can only seek to acquire company assets and not the personal assets of the shareholders. [...]

By |December 6th, 2018|Civil Litigation, Corporate & Commercial, News, Uncategorised|

Trick or Treating Routes

Halloween is a little over a week away and I am sure you and your family are choosing what costumes to wear and planning both activities and trick or treating routes. During your preparations, it is important to consider some of the laws that may apply to the festivities. Before crossing the street to find [...]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Civil Litigation, Criminal, News, Uncategorised|

A Time to Reflect

Remembrance Day is a time to appreciate and reflect upon the sacrifices that were made so that we could have the freedoms that we enjoy today. As a military wife and daughter, I have always felt it important to take time on this day to not only appreciate those who lost their lives fighting for [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|News, Uncategorised|

Commercial Leases – Protecting Yourself & Your Business

So you are starting your business and you decide you need a place to sell your products. You look for the perfect location and find a great rental opportunity, but is it? This opportunity is a commercial opportunity and means you would be signing a commercial lease and there are big differences between a commercial [...]

By |October 5th, 2017|Civil Litigation, Corporate & Commercial, News, Real Estate|

What’s the Story on Will Kits?

Almost every time I present a seminar on estate planning, the question comes up – can I just use a Will kit? This is not something I recommend, so my answer is usually the same, you shouldn’t. Unfortunately, many people still use will kits because they appear economical, but the result of using one can [...]

By |March 7th, 2017|Civil Litigation, Family, News, Wills & Estates|

Why Do You Need me when Starting a New Business?

Clients often wonder what my role is in starting their new business. Whenever I’m asked this, I like to give them examples of the kind of situations they could be faced with if they did not seek legal advice in advance. Consider a situation where two best friends have a great business idea. They start [...]

By |February 16th, 2017|Civil Litigation, Corporate & Commercial, News, Uncategorised|

Restrictive Covenants: How will they affect my ownership?

When purchasing a property you will want to know whether there are any covenants attached to your property. Covenants are typically referred to as ‘restrictive covenants.’ A restrictive covenant is normally contained in a deed conveying land. Restrictive covenants are essentially the things you are not permitted to do on, to, over or under land [...]

By |July 19th, 2016|Real Estate|

Why you’re not too young to get a Power of Attorney

Many people are hesitant to acquire a Power of Attorney when they are young and that is understandable since many don’t envision that such a document would be needed at early stages of life. The problem with that thinking is that if you do not acquire it early enough, depending on the circumstances, you may [...]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Wills & Estates|