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|

A Christmas Contract from Kennedy Schofield Lawyers

THIS AGREEMENT MADE BINDING THIS 21st DAY OF DECEMBER 2018 BETWEEN: Kennedy Schofield Lawyers, hereinafter the “Elves” and the Readers of our Blog, hereinafter the “Carolers” WHEREAS the Elves and Carolers currently reside and/or work in the St. Margaret’s Bay Community AND WITNESSETH that in consideration of mutual promises to each other, the Parties agree [...]

By |2018-12-21T09:32:57-04:00December 21st, 2018|News, Uncategorised|

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 |2020-06-02T16:07:06-03:00December 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 |2020-06-02T16:07:06-03:00October 23rd, 2018|Civil Litigation, Criminal, News, Uncategorised|

Response to FAQ: When do I need a will?

One of the questions I am most frequently asked by my friends and family members in relation to my work is, “When do I need a will?”. As a lawyer who assists people with wills and estate planning, I cannot stress enough the importance of planning ahead to ensure your loved ones are looked after [...]

By |2020-06-02T16:07:06-03:00September 4th, 2018|Family, Real Estate, Uncategorised, 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 [...]

Help Yourself While You Can – Appoint a Personal Directive

What is a Personal Directive? In Nova Scotia, the Personal Directives Act allows an individual to legally create a personal directive. This would be a legal document authorizing an individual to act on a person’s behalf when they no longer have capacity and are therefore unable to make decisions concerning their own personal care, including [...]

By |2020-06-02T16:07:06-03:00October 20th, 2017|Civil Litigation, Family, News, Uncategorised, Wills & Estates|

Are there flowers in Nova Scotia that are illegal to pick?

Are there flowers in Nova Scotia that are illegal to pick? Surprisingly the answer is yes! Most of us know of “Lady Slippers” – they are a variety of wild orchid that grows in Nova Scotia. These flowers are renowned for their beauty, which is what prompts many people to pick them. Unfortunately, Lady Slippers have some [...]

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