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I wasn’t named in the will, what can I do?

I wasn’t named in the will, what can I do?

We offer and advertise Will and power of attorney (POA) legal services. Because of our advertising, we often get questions about other people’s Wills or about executors who are handling the administration of the estate. One question that sometimes comes up is what happens when […]

Will and Power of Attorney Seminar

Will and Power of Attorney Seminar

Learn the dos and don’ts of estate planning, things to consider when getting a will and POA, and what you need to get in order. Includes a special Q&A with Philippe Richer. WHEN: February 24, 2020 at 6:15 pm WHERE: 204-131 Provencher Blvd. In our […]

Buyer Beware! The (hidden) meanings behind this important Manitoba Real Estate concept

Buyer Beware! The (hidden) meanings behind this important Manitoba Real Estate concept

When it comes to buying and selling real property in Manitoba, people should be aware that “caveat emptor” aka “buyer beware” is in play. A fairly broad description of this would be to say that a Vendor is not legally obligated to disclose anything about the property […]

New Home Buyer Seminar

New Home Buyer Seminar

We are inviting you or someone you know, to join us for our New Home Buyers Event. We will go over the new home buyer incentive (recently established by the Government of Canada), the process of purchasing a home and what you should know, and […]

How I became a 36 year old student with 3 kids.

How I became a 36 year old student with 3 kids.

After learning that at one point, I was a baker at Tall Grass Prairie, Israel has once again asked that I write about my experience. Specifically she wanted to hear more about my time in University after I decided to change careers. As I struggle […]

What happens to online accounts and digital assets when you die?

What happens to online accounts and digital assets when you die?

While the question seems simple enough, the answer is complicated. First we must distinguish between the types of online materials. You have your social media accounts such as facebook and linkedIn with your personal information. You have your online accounts where you have digital assets […]

Court finds estate responsible for injuries to innocent 3rd party, when testator’s body parts injure her after testator is hit by train.

Court finds estate responsible for injuries to innocent 3rd party, when testator’s body parts injure her after testator is hit by train.

The title of this article was difficult to write. I had to include a lot of information in one line. Let’s recap: Someone crosses a train track and gets hit by a speeding train. That person’s body parts go flying into a crowded platform and […]

Estate Administration

Estate Administration

We are will and estate lawyers. We assist clients in drafting their wills and we assist families and friends when someone dies. These are two sides of the same coin. One aspect of our practice focuses on the planning, while another aspect focuses on dealing […]

4 Reasons I Hate Lawyers…

4 Reasons I Hate Lawyers…

Okay, I don’t actually “hate” lawyers. In fact, my spouse is one, or as I like to refer to her at parties: my common-law spouse as defined by s. 1(1) of the Family Property Act of Manitoba. But , while I don’t actually hate lawyers, […]

Going to Court – Part III

Going to Court – Part III

Over the past few weeks, I posted my first and second articles on the situation that lead to the first court hearing. This week, I will share more about the court process and how we managed it. First hearing On August 13th, I appeared before […]