a courtesy to our web audience, we offer some commonly
asked legal questions. The following is not to be
interpreted as legal advice with respect to any particular
When I am buying property, why should I use a legal
Your lawyer will review the agreement to purchase
before it is signed to make sure that contains the
necessary clauses for your protection. Example, subject
to approval from financeer or subject to water test
(for rural properties).
lawyer should also prepare the mortgage documents,
meet with you at closing to review adjustments (adjustments
in the mortgage for taxes, fuel, rent or other variables).
your lawyer will certify title to the property you
purchased after the transaction is complete. This
means that there won't be any outstanding debts or
incubrances against the property when you buy it.
Why involve a lawyer in my divorce or separation?
If a separation occurs a lawyer will assist with respect
to a custody application or division of assets.
Why involve a lawyer in writing my will?
A lawyer checks to determine what assets you have
and what family obligations exist with respect to
those assets. A family obligation is a requirement
to maintain a minor child or another dependant.
lawyer is also informed of the statuatory requirements
for making the will in the Province of Nova Scotia.
These requirements change periodically.
I've been served with a notice from my municipal council
that I have been found in violation of a town bylaw.
How can a lawyer help me?
A lawyer will review the bylaw in question and determine
whether you have a valid defense.
you have a question that we can help with, please
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