November is Make-A-Will Month!
It’s not as hard as you think I have to be honest: I’ve been a lawyer for a long time now with the gray to show for it and I’ve [...]
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How your Will may have changed without you realizing it
By Litigation Associate Christine McKeating You may think that if you’ve already written your Last Will & Testament, you have your estate planning completed. However, you may be surprised to learn [...]
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ASK A LAWYER: What does ‘without prejudice’ mean, anyway?
Sure, ‘without prejudice’ seems like a real legal term. But what is it, exactly? The traditional meaning of ‘without prejudice’ it is to allow communications between parties without worrying that [...]
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Consultation fees: Why they’re good for everyone
This piece originally appeared in AdvocateDaily.  Should lawyers charge a fee for an initial meeting with a potential client? Charging for initial consultations may actually boost the number of new [...]
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Small claims court: When should you use one?
It tends to be used in situations where one or more parties is angry over a transaction that has gone poorly: “I’ll take you to small claims court!” one or [...]
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ASK A LAWYER: What happens when 2 executors can’t agree?
What are the rights and responsibilities of executors? “My cousin wants a car from the estate of our recently-deceased, not-wealthy uncle. One of the executors of our uncle’s will is [...]
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