Tracey Kennedy

About Tracey Kennedy

Tracey Kennedy is a Partner at Kennedy Schofield Lawyers. She practices in the areas of Real Estate, Wills & Estate Planning, and Probate law.  Click here to view Tracey'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 Tracey or any of our lawyers at 902-826-9140.

Kennedy Schofield Lawyers- Proudly Supporting the Community Who Supports Us

Kennedy Schofield Lawyers, a full- service law firm located in Head of St. Margaret’s Bay, chooses a charity each January and fundraises for the cause for that calendar year.  For 2019 the chosen charity was St. Margaret’s Bay Association for Community Living, an organization that supports adults living with intellectual disabilities with life skills, such [...]

By |2020-02-12T14:16:19-04:00February 12th, 2020|News, Uncategorised|

Kennedy Schofield Lawyers in Support of St. Margaret’s Bay Community Living

Each year for the past three years Kennedy Schofield Lawyers has committed to fundraising for a local charity for the calendar year.  Last year they were proud to help support Hunter Marsden in his amazing fight against cancer. “We are always so touched to see how our community rallies around a family in crisis,” says [...]

By |2019-02-28T11:34:32-04:00February 28th, 2019|News, Uncategorised|

What If I Don’t Have Someone I can Name as My Executor?

It is not uncommon for us to hear from our clients that they haven’t prepared a Will because they don’t have a person they could ask to be their Executor. There are lots of reasons for this. Some people have grown children who they would ask but those children live in another province or even [...]

By |2020-06-02T16:07:06-03:00November 23rd, 2018|Wills & Estates|

Should I Add my Child to my Deed to Avoid Probate?

Often we see clients who instruct us to add their adult children to their deed in an attempt to avoid probate.  When you die and property is in your name alone, that property passes to your estate.  A will contains your instructions on what you want to happen to the stuff that passes to your [...]

By |2020-06-02T16:07:06-03:00May 4th, 2018|Civil Litigation, Family, Wills & Estates|

It’s a New Year!  What’s on Your “TO DO” List?

I have to admit I love the New Year.   It feels to me like a fresh start, and it motivates me to start taking care of some of those things that have been taking up space in my head; my mental “to do” list.  In January I clean out closets, make appointments for medical checkups [...]

The Salem Witch Trials

In 1692 a group of young girls became sick in Salem Village, Massachusetts, suffering from vomiting, delusions and muscle spasms.  At that time life in New England was harsh.  The recent war between the British and France, a smallpox epidemic, and fears of attack from Native American tribes caused paranoia among the villagers, and as [...]

By |2020-06-02T16:07:06-03:00October 30th, 2017|Civil Litigation, Criminal|

Should I Do My Own Legal Work? These are a Few Reasons Why Not…

Times are changing and the reality is when we want to know how to do something we Google it! So when it comes to seeking legal advice and finding a solution to your legal problems you may ask yourself, why wouldn’t I Google it? You are thinking it would be a lot cheaper than retaining [...]

By |2020-06-02T16:07:07-03:00January 26th, 2017|Uncategorised|

A Christmas Greeting Card from Kennedy Schofield Lawyers

From Kennedy Schofield Lawyers (hereinafter called the "Wishor") to you (hereinafter called the "Wishee"),  please accept without obligation, implied or implicit, our best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, politically correct, low stress, non- addictive, gender neutral, celebration of summer solstice holiday, practiced with the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your [...]

By |2020-06-02T16:07:07-03:00December 19th, 2016|Uncategorised|
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