I have a Will, so why do I have to Probate?

Having a valid Will when you die does not mean that your estate will not have to be probated. When you draft a Will you will say who you want to inherit your stuff (all of the assets you own) and you appoint someone in your Will (the Executor) who is responsible for paying your [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|Wills & Estates|

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

In today’s global economy people are offered jobs in other provinces and even foreign countries. What happens when your family has gone through a separation and one parent wants to relocate with the children to another province or country? Can the moving parent take the children? What will be his/her chance of success? These are [...]

By |April 12th, 2016|Family|

Sexual Abuse, Legally Speaking

Sexual abuse. It’s not an easy topic to discuss; nor is it an easy crime to disclose. People who have been sexually abused are often afraid and ashamed to admit it. Despite the silence, sexual abuse has occurred and continues to occur in our society. Silence allows it to grow in the shadows of our [...]

By |April 5th, 2016|Civil Litigation, Criminal|