Verbal contracts are technically enforceable. You can go to court and obtain a judgement against someone who doesn’t respect a verbal agreement. So why bother getting it in writing? Here are a couple of basic reasons why everyone should use a written agreement instead of relying on a verbal agreement:Read More
Divorces and separations can be very expensive. During a separation, families may face new expenses for custody and access visits, outfitting a new apartment with furniture. Now add to that legal fees and court costs and it can be a very challenging time financially. Thankfully, there are some things you can do to reduce you expenses.Read More
One of the biggest challenges for small business owners is managing cash flow. Running a business is expensive, and while none of your creditors want to wait to be paid, sometimes collecting from your customers can be a real challenge. So what can a business owner do when they are having a problem collecting the money owed by their clients?Read More
There is a stereotype in our North American Society that everyone should be happy and joyous during the Holiday Season. Unfortunately, this is often not the case for many people. The extra stresses during this time of year can often bring negative emotions to the forefront. If you are feeling extra stressed or depressed during this holiday season; step back and ask yourself why. Are the stresses coming from inside you, or are they external to you and beyond your control. The Public Health Agency of Canada has published a helpful article entitled Managing Holiday Stress http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/stress-eng.php which lists signs of depression and suggestions to cope with these holiday stresses.Read More
It’s hard to believe it’s been more than a month since we had our Grand Opening party here at our new offices. They say time flies when you’re having fun!
While the snowy weather attempted to put a damper on things, it didn’t stop us from celebrating in style. A big thank you to all our clients, business associates, friends and community members who came out to enjoy the evening with us.Read More
Today is International Women’s Day. I’ve never considered myself a feminist – I’ve honestly always thought that as a female, if you want something, you can work hard and achieve it, just like your male counterpart. I reflected on what today means to me, particularly as a female litigation lawyer who has had children in recent years. It occurred to me that there are certainly some challenges that female lawyers face that simply aren’t an issue for the men.Read More
Allow us to Introduce Ourselves
We are Highlander Law Group, your new friendly yet knowledgeable neighbour, in Upper Tantallon.
Why start up a Law Firm in Tantallon?
Because this is home. Our goal is to support the community we live in while offering our neighbours effective legal services without having the hassle of travelling downtown. We know you want to get in, get it done and get out, spending as little of your valuable time and money as possible.Read More