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Five Things Every Tenant Should Know

More So you’ve found a nice place to rent and you’re excited about moving into your new home? There are some common things that every tenant should do in order to make sure that the renting process flows smoothly. 1. You should have a written lease. You should always have a written lease with your landlord. […]

Authors:

Rochelle Johannson
Rochelle Johannson is a staff lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

Mistake #5 in Starting a Small Business: Not Getting a Lawyer for your Business

Continued from Mistake #4: Not Being Adequately Insured Mistake #5. Not Getting a Lawyer for your Business As the owner of a business, you would likely never try to do all of your own accounting, computer support, and cleaning – you would probably hire someone. After all, you are there to run the business part […]

Authors:

Carole Aippersbach
Carole Aippersbach is a lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

Mistake #4 in Starting a Small Business: Not Being Adequately Insured

Continued from Mistake #3: The Contents of Leases Mistake #4. Not Being Adequately Insured New businesses often have insufficient insurance. In deciding what kind and how much insurance to secure, a new business owner should carefully examine the needs of the business. Here is a summary of the most common forms of insurance coverage. Property […]

Authors:

Carole Aippersbach
Carole Aippersbach is a lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

Mistake #3 in Starting a Small Business: The Contents of Leases

Continued from Mistake #2: Not Having an Operating Agreement (Partnerships and Corporations) Mistake #3. The Contents of Leases When you start a small business, you will need to consider where that business will be located. If your business is not a home-based one, this may be the first time you have had to deal with […]

Authors:

Carole Aippersbach
Carole Aippersbach is a lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

Bankruptcy: The End or the Beginning?

This article will be helpful to someone who is trying to deal honestly with overwhelming personal indebtedness and who has a genuine desire to make a fresh start financially. Briefly noted are two of the changes to Canada’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) applicable to individuals since July 7, 2008. The topics are: a slightly […]

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Authors:

C. J. Shaw, Q.C.
C. J. Shaw, Q.C., LL.M. is a member of the Alberta and Nova Scotia Bars and practises banking and insolvency law with Leon Bickman Brener in Calgary. He teaches Unsecured Creditors’ Remedies and Bankruptcy and Restructuring Law in the Faculty of Law, University of Calgary.
 


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