Pritchard and Co

February 18, 2014

Grapes & Gourmet Gala Event – March 7th, 2014

Pritchard and Co. Law Firm LLP and the Medicine Hat Kiwanis Club are proud to be co-sponsors of the Grapes and Gourmet Gala.  This is an annual social and charity event that showcases the talents of local restaurateurs who present […]
September 29, 2013

Buying a New Home From a Builder

GST and the New Home Housing Rebate If you have purchased or are contemplating purchasing a new home from a builder, you may be told that the purchase price of the home includes GST. Although this sounds simple enough, there […]
June 13, 2013

Mediation: The Peace Treaty at the End of the War

Some people struggle with the idea of mediation. In particular, they question why someone who seeks to solve a dispute in court, and is preparing for litigation, would want to then negotiate toward compromise rather than winning a case outright. […]
May 22, 2013

What are the Responsibilities and Liabilities of Corporate Directors?

Medicine Hat has a number of Corporations with one or several owners.  I meet with single person owners of Corporations such as oilfield consulting Corporations and I meet with many family owned Corporations.  Each of these Corporations in Medicine Hat […]
January 22, 2013

Grapes & Gourmet Gala Event

Pritchard and Co. Law Firm LLP and the Medicine Hat Kiwanis Club are proud to be co-sponsors of the Grapes and Gourmet Gala.  This is an annual social and charity event that showcases the talents of local restaurateurs who present […]
December 15, 2012

“But, you promised…”: Clear, Enforceable Contracts

When you were a child, do you ever remember saying “But you promised…”? As children, none of us were required to sign formal agreements. The three reasons I often hear for failing to create clear, enforceable agreement are: “I trusted […]
September 15, 2012

Preparing Your Business for the Worst

People go into business to succeed.  While there are different driving factors which cause people to go into business – for example, financial motivation, a passion for business, or having expertise in a particular field – nobody goes into business […]
July 21, 2012

Prudent Purchasers Should Examine the Title to Their Property (Continued)

In our last article, we examined financial encumbrances or obligations that might appear on your title.  What about non-financial obligations?  Here are some common examples. An easement confers upon the owner of land the right to use the land by […]
June 16, 2012

Prudent Purchasers Should Examine the Title to Their Property

The Standard Residential Real Estate Purchase Contract was developed by the Alberta Real Estate Association and is used by most, if not all, licensed realtors to evidence the agreement between the seller and buyer.  The contract identifies the three Ps […]
November 22, 2010

New Rules of Court and Dispute Resolution Processes

On November 1, 2010, the government implemented a new set of Rules that govern how Albertans will resolve their civil legal problems. The goal of the new Rules is to “maximize the Rules’ clarity, usability and effectiveness and to contribute […]