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Inheritance in Common Law Relationships

Inheritance in Common Law Relationships

Inheritance in Common Law Relationships Today in Newfoundland and Labrador more and more people find themselves in common-law relationships. A common-law relationship is defined by the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador as “one where two people are living...
Advanced Health Care Directives

Advanced Health Care Directives

Advanced Health Care Directives What is an Advance Health Care Directive? An Advance Health Care Directive is a legal document that tells your health care providers and loved ones what your health care wishes are in the event that you are unable to speak for yourself....
Powers of Attorney

Powers of Attorney

Powers of Attorney What is a Power of Attorney? A Power of Attorney is a legal document that appoints a person as your agent to act on your behalf. A Power of Attorney allows your Attorney to act on your behalf immediately after the document is signed. In order for...
Resolving Title Issues

Resolving Title Issues

Resolving Title Issues One of the most common issues we deal with is registering land our clients already occupy into their name. These situations often arise when people inherit land from their parents, or purchase it themselves without the assistance of a lawyer....
Estates

Estates

A loved one has just died and they have a Will - what do we do? The first thing to look at is their Will and see who the deceased has named as their Executor. That person (or persons) should make an appointment with a lawyer to review the Will.   What does the...
Understanding Your Will

Understanding Your Will

What is a Will? This post will provide you with some important information that is necessary for you to understand your Will. First, the basics: a Will is a legal document that lets you communicate to others how you want your property to be dealt with when you die. It...