Comprehensive Legal Services in Rural Alberta
We take a practical approach to resolving disputes, and when necessary, we will represent clients at all levels of Court.
- Commercial Disputes: contracts, shareholders, debts, liens, construction.
- Personal Injury: motor vehicle, off-road vehicle, pedestrian, occupier’s liability.
- Bankruptcy & Insolvency:…..
- Estate Litigation: family support claims, settlement agreements.
We deal with all commercial and contract matters involved in the formation and operation of corporations and other businesses.
- Incorporations & registrations: registration, trade names, Minute Books, annual returns, amalgamations, dissolutions.
- Business structures: corporations, partnerships, franchises, joint ventures, professional corporations, limited partnerships and trusts.
- Ownership agreements: unanimous shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, profit-sharing and stock options, joint venture agreements.
- Buying and selling businesses: share deals, assets deals, franchises, commercial real estate, farming operations.
- Corporate finance: leasing, real estate development, security agreements.
- Reorganizations: rollovers, amalgamations, butterfly transactions, trusts.
- Strategic tax planning: review and planning of multi-corporation structures for tax efficiency and succession planning.
- Traffic offences: speeding, driving without a license, leaving the scene, careless driving.
- Firearms offences: improper storage or transportation, unlicensed possession, prohibited weapons.
- Animal offences: cruelty, improper transportation,….
- Criminal driving offences: drunk driving (DUI, over 80, impaired), driving disqualified, dangerous driving, dangerous flying, bodily harm.
- Criminal offences: theft, fraud, assault, domestic assault, uttering threats, harassment, sexual assault, drug offences, youth offences.
We help settle all matters following the breakdown of a married or common-law relationship.
- Negotiating separations: property division, splitting corporations and farms, support obligations, parenting arrangements.
- Drafting domestic agreements: separation agreements, pre-nuptial agreements, post-marriage agreements, co-habitation agreements.
- Adoption and guardianship: private adoptions, step-parent adoptions, consent guardianship orders.
- Divorce applications: filing Statements of Claim for divorce, applying for divorce judgments
We conduct the purchase or sale of all types of real estate property, and the necessary financing arrangements.
- Residential property: selling and buying family homes, condominiums, new homes, rural properties, mobile homes.
- Commercial property: selling, buying and leasing business properties, multi-unit residential properties, development permits and appeals.
- Agricultural property: selling, buying and leasing farming properties, subdivisions, auctions.
- Secured financing: mortgage refinancing, construction mortgages, security agreements, vendor mortgages, agreements for sale.
We assist with planning for your family and your property, and managing your estate after you pass.
- Drafting estate documents: wills, codicils, powers of attorney and personal directives.
- Estate tax planning: family trusts, gifts during life, joint ownership, farm succession and family business succession.
- Estate administration: applying for Grant of Probate or Administration, managing estate accounts, distribution of benefits, working with accountants on tax clearance.
- Estate settlements: assisting in interpretation of documents, negotiating agreements, drafting settlements.