Many legal problems don’t fit under one label - most legal issues in Nova Scotia have elements of several areas of law. Don’t worry if you’re not sure what type of law your issue is – leave that to us. If you're in Halifax, Nova Scotia area, contact us, we’ll collect some basic information which will help us figure out which lawyer will be the best fit for your issue. These are some of the common areas of law we help people with.
Contract Disputes • Contested Estates • Failed Real Estate transactions • Debt Collection • Builders Liens • Right of Way Disputes • Personal Injury • Insurance Claims • Wrongful termination • Labour Board complaints
We know you just want to resolve the conflict and move on. We will identify your goals then develop an action plan to achieve them. We are skilled negotiators. It’s often not necessary to sue or go to court in order to resolve the situation.
The breakdown of a family is not a happy time. We can help you navigate the process and get to a binding resolution, often without requiring anyone to go to court. Each client's situation is unique and we work hard to make the solution fit.
Buying and selling a home is a big deal, and not something most people do often. We get that. When you work with us, our team will guide you through the entire process step by step. When you have questions along the way, we’ll take the time to fully explain the answer. And if something unexpected comes up, we’ll be your voice. We’ll make sure things are resolved quickly and in a way that you find acceptable. Check out our quick video tips for a smooth closing day!
Corporate & Commercial
Incorporation • Contract negotiation/review • Lease negotiation/review • Updating minute books • Dividend declarations • Risk Management • Employment Issues • Intellectual Property • Succession Planning • Purchase/Sale of a Business• Shareholder/Partnership Agreements
Incorporated or not, we will be a sounding board as your business grows and changes, helping keep your legal house in order, including planning to protect your assets. We help negotiate and review contracts/leases or guide you through issues with an errant employee. If you’ve already incorporated, we can update minute books including Dividend Declarations and Special Resolutions. If not, we can discuss whether incorporation makes sense.
Wills & Estates
Wills • Guardianship • Power of Attorney • Advanced Health Care Directive (Living Will)• Probate • Trusts
Everyone knows they should have a Will, but no one enjoys the thought of getting it done. We make it easy. Typically, two meetings, no more than an hour each and you walk out with a valid Will. If you’ve been appointed as Executor we can assist you with navigating the Probate process.
Notary & Ind. Consults
Witness Affidavits & Statutory Declarations • Certified Copies •Travel Consents • Independent Legal Advice
We are happy to provide Notary Public service. Typically the main Notary function is to verify your identity and witness your signature. Always bring all instruction papers and your government issued photo ID.