Legal Articles

July 19, 2019

Planning for the Holidays

One of the most important parts of a parenting plan separated or divorced parents should consider is how to divide the holiday times with their children.  Holiday times are often times spent with extended family and when important childhood memories […]
August 14, 2019

Dude, where’s your Will?

If you have a lawyer, accountant and financial planner, you will have been reminded about the importance of having a written will.  An equally important question is how you notify your executor where your original will is located. If you […]
September 19, 2019

Are Online Separation Agreements a Good Idea?

When you face an unexpected problem where do you turn for advice? Increasingly we as a society turn to the internet – Google, Youtube, Reddit, and so forth – for our first point of contact when we face the unexpected […]
October 17, 2019

Boost your knowledge: the Legal side of Commercial Loans

If you are a business owner, you might reach a point with your company where you need to obtain financing from a financial institution, in order to purchase land or new equipment, provide cash flow for growth, or to remove […]
November 13, 2019

Buying a Business: what you need to know.

Buying a business can be an exciting adventure. It can also be an intimidating process because there’s so much to consider: financing the purchase, marketing and growing your new business, retaining customers, transitioning employees, etc. How do you balance all […]
December 27, 2019

Buying a Business PART 2: know the business you are buying

Last month’s legal brief presented 2 ways to buy a business: (1) purchase the shares of the company or (2) purchase the assets of the company. In that article I discussed a share purchase and some of the pros and […]
January 16, 2020

The Mystery of Severance

“Severance” is a word that often arises when employment ends. In my work I mostly see the word severance come up in a question: Am I required to pay a severance package? Should I be getting more severance? Is this […]