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The Benefits of Incorporating Your Business

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Incorporation offers a wide range of benefits for businesses of all sizes. Is incorporating the right option for your business?

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(Audio) AM 1150 – Shawn Speirs – Constructive Dismissal

May 28th, 2015 by FH&P Lawyers

Listen to FH&P’s Shawn Speirs discuss constructive dismissal.

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Our daily transactions and interactions are increasingly done online and by email. Consider how many online accounts and passwords you have: Facebook, Instagram, Gmail, Netflix, Amazon, EBay, PayPal,…

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How do I determine who will be my child's guardian?

There are often challenges when someone dies without a Will, but it can be particularly problematic if the person who has died is a parent and guardian of a minor child.

Drafting a Will - Do's and Don'ts

Writing a will is an essential step to planning the future of your assets, as well as ensuring your family and loved ones will always be taken care of. Wills allow you to maintain control of what happens to your life’s earnings. This could mean assets with monetary value, such as real estate, bank accounts, and businesses, but it could also mean things of sentimental value, such as family heirlooms and pets. Wills allow you the agency to appoint who you believe is the best fit to take care of your belongings after you pass. This gives clarity and ease of administration to your loved ones. When you make a will, you ensure that you decide what happens to your assets, as opposed to the government. It gives you the peace of mind of maximizing the number of belongings you have going to beneficiaries. When writing a will, one must take concise action and take numerous things into consideration. As such, we at FH&P have compiled a list of a few Do’s and Don’ts to help with the process:

Estate Grants: Grant of Probate

Probate is a process through which the court validates the authenticity of a will. Once the process is complete, the court issues a Grant of Probate. A Grant of Probate allows institutions to verify they are dealing with the right executor and the will presented is the correct will. Not all wills need to be probated