Wills

International Wills: Do Alberta Wills Cover Foreign Property?

A will outlines your wishes for how your assets are distributed, to whom, how much, and at what time. In addition, a will governs the administration of the property within the jurisdiction the Will was properly executed.  However, Governments have begun to enter into more international treaties or agreements due to many of their domiciles …

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OCTOBER EVENT – COMPLETE YOUR WILLS AND ESTATE PLANNING, AND SUPPORT COMMUNITY RADIO @CJSW

With a properly executed Will, we believe you can be satisfied in knowing your interests are protected, and your wishes and intentions will be correctly realized with a minimum of expense and delay for your family and beneficiaries. An Enduring Power of Attorney is a legal document used to empower someone to make financial and legal decisions on …

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Alberta Estate/Probate Law – What Happens When An Executor Of A Will Dies?

A Personal Representative (or Executor) is the person(s) named in a will to carry out the directions contained in that will. The duties of the Personal Representative include: locating all of the person’s assets (everything the individual owned); paying the funeral costs; applying for probate (a legal procedure confirming the will can be acted upon), …

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NAVIGATOR LAW LLP – FRIEND OF CJSW, 2019 FUNDING DRIVE – ESTATE PLANNING PACKAGE

NAVIGATOR LAW LLP – FRIEND OF CJSW, 2019 FUNDING DRIVE – ESTATE PLANNING PACKAGE

CJSW Radio is blasting off for our 2019 Funding Drive from October 18-25! Get out your spacesuit and prepare for lift-off. We’re calling on you to help keep our rocket ship fuelled and ready to explore the galaxy at light-speeds. We’re searching for Interstellar Signals. Are you receiving? Peter Robinson is the host of Fossil Records every …

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ALBERTA, ADVANCE CARE PLANNING – “GREEN SLEEVE”

Along with your Will and Power of Attorney, it is also an important part of your estate planning process to consider your health care preferences. In 2014, Alberta became the first province to have a province-wide advance care planning policy, encouraging healthcare providers to talk with patients to learn about their care preferences sooner. Alberta …

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ALBERTA – WILLS & ESTATES – WATER CREMATION (Alkaline Hydrolysis)

Currently in Alberta (pursuant to the Alberta Cemeteries Act) bodies may only be disposed of by way of burial, cremation or by body donation to medical science. A new form of cremation known as alkaline hydrolysis (water or green cremation) has become a possible option in some jurisdictions. The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) defines it this …

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Alberta – Supported Decision-Making Authorization

A Supported Decision-Making Authorization (SDMA) allows an individual to authorize someone he or she trusts (the supporter) to help with his or her personal decisions. The authorization allows the supporter to access relevant information that might otherwise be protected under privacy laws (e.g. information from a pharmacist about potential drug interactions related to the individual’s prescriptions). …

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ALBERTA – PERSONAL DIRECTIVES – ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION

A Personal Directive guides your personal decisions. It is a legal document allowing you to name a decision maker and/or provide written instructions to be followed when, due to illness or injury, you no longer have the capacity to make decisions such as where you live or the medical treatment you will receive. The Human Tissue …

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