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Why Do I Need Independent Legal Advice (ILA)?

Over the past 20 years or so, the family law profession has seen an increase in people trying to work out agreements and court matters for themselves without the need for hiring lawyers. There are many “do-it-yourself” websites and sample agreements, and court documents that can be found online. It seems easy enough, and [...]

By |2021-03-29T09:00:57-05:00March 31st, 2021|Blogs|0 Comments

“Hey Santa, All I Want for Christmas is a Guarantee…. What do you mean “No?” ”

As we approach the holiday season of giving, many of us are tasked with a list of what presents we need to get for our loved ones, friends, neighbours, and perhaps colleagues at work.  In family law litigation, it may seem like it is Christmas all year long because their clients always ask family [...]

By |2021-03-29T09:01:29-05:00November 30th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments

“It’s Not You, It’s Me… Well, Maybe It Is You.” – The End Of The Lawyer-Client Relationship

At the beginning of any relationship, hope springs eternal, and the possibilities seem endless. There appears to be nothing that could get in the way of a perfect pairing. But for many people, that’s not how real-life works. Putting aside that over 50% of marriages end in divorce, and the [...]

By |2021-03-29T05:35:47-05:00June 30th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments

Why Do I Need a Power of Attorney, and Why Do I Need a Lawyer To Do One?

In one of my recent blogs, I wrote about why you should have a will, and why a lawyer should prepare one for you. With the start of November upon us, and with it being "Make a Will" month, I recommend you re-read my blog on the topic. But when you consider doing your [...]

By |2021-03-29T05:42:40-05:00October 31st, 2019|Blogs|0 Comments

Why Do I Need A Will, and Why Do I Need A Lawyer To Do One?

I recently met with an older couple (older than me, that is) who wanted to do their wills. They had never done them before, so they felt that doing a will right now was a prudent thing to do, or in their own words, “it’s the grown-up thing to do.” I agree with this [...]

By |2021-03-29T05:43:41-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Blogs|0 Comments
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