AT THE ACCIDENT SCENE Call the police (911) if anyone appears to been seriously injured or damage to all the vehicles appears to be in excess of $2000. EMS will be alerted if deemed necessary. Also call police if any of the drivers involved appears to be impaired by alcohol and or drugs. … [Read more...]
What Do I Have to Tell the Police if They Stop Me?
Three questions often come up around stopping for, speaking with and providing a breath sample to police. In attempting to narrow the scope of this article, I have settled upon three questions which arise most frequently for many people who do not usually come into contact with the police. These … [Read more...]
Can I Leave Someone Out Of My Will?
The short answer to the question is yes, depending on the circumstances. In this article, I will be discussing the relevant parts of the Alberta legislation that pertains to the writing of Wills: the Wills and Succession Act, SA 2010, c. W-12.2 (referred to after as “the Act”). I will be addressing … [Read more...]
Police Record Checks – What Can They Disclose?
Police Record Checks are increasingly requested by employers and other entities, including volunteer, educational, licensing, adoption, foster care, and foreign travel organizations or authorities. It is important to understand that Police Record Checks can and do reveal information that goes far … [Read more...]
What Do I Do With My Tenancy After I’ve Lost My Job?
I just got laid off and I can’t afford my rent. Can I just move out? No. If you have a fixed-term lease, you cannot leave before the lease ends or you risk paying damages to the landlord for breaching your lease agreement. If you have a periodic tenancy (which has no fixed end date), you still … [Read more...]