Hilary Pritchard

January 16, 2019

I’ve been named a Personal Representative: what do I do?

A Personal Representative (a.k.a. Executor or Administrator) is a person or Corporation named in a Will to manage and administer the deceased’s estate in accordance with the terms of the Will.  A Personal Representative (PR) must act in the best […]
October 19, 2018

Joint Ownership between Parents & Children: What’s the Intention?

Lawyers are often faced with common questions from clients: “If I add my child as a joint owner to my asset, can I avoid probate of my estate?” “As I get older I may need help paying my bills. Will […]
June 14, 2018

How a USA can protect your company

Previous articles in this column have given readers tips and tactics to protect your money, your family and your estate. In this article, I want to talk about protecting your company.  You likely have money, time (and maybe even blood, […]
January 19, 2018

Renting Responsibly: Tips for Commercial Leases

What could be more fun to talk about than commercial leases? Although they may not be a hot topic of discussion, commercial leases are important contracts that affect many Hatters.  Retail stores, industrial shops and restaurants are just a few […]
September 14, 2017

Renting Responsibly: Tips for Residential Lease Agreements

Fall is here and that means school is back in session. The start of the fall semester usually fuels our city’s rental market as students come from all over to attend the Medicine Hat College. The arrival of students means […]
June 18, 2016

Buying and Selling a Home: What Will My Lawyer Do For Me?

Buying or selling a home is an event many Hatters will experience in their lifetime. Your home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make. Because every buyer or seller wants to make sure they get their house […]
November 18, 2015

Cough Twice for Me: A Legal Health Check-Up for Your Business

Many of us try to see our family physician at least once a year for an annual health check up. It’s a good idea to do some preventative maintenance on our bodies so we have the best opportunity for good […]