Welcome to our blog. We regularly post articles on common legal issues affecting estates, wills, power of attorneys and more.
Unsure about hiring a lawyer or purchasing a pre-printed will kit? Here are all the reasons why hiring a lawyer will save you both time, stress and money.
Have you inherited a gun in Manitoba and are unsure of your responsibilities? Check out this article for a breakdown of firearm law in Canada.
Elder abuse is a serious issue in Manitoba and around the world. Join us as we take a deep dive into the issue in Canada.
What is undue influence, and how can it impact wills and inheritances? Learn how influence doesn't necessarily invalidate a will.
Manitoba's laws governing elder abuse need to be changed, as abuse continues to be perpetrated at high rates.
Are you about to prepare a will but not sure how the process works? Find out the answers to the six most frequent questions we receive.
Are you a child who was excluded from your parents will in Manitoba? You're not alone, and you might have some options.
Watching your loved ones get older can be challenging, especially when they begin to lose capacity. Learn what you can legally do to ensure they aren't abused.
The responsibilities of a Power of Attorney and what you need to know if you are named as one in Manitoba.
Green Burials are becoming increasingly popular alternatives for families who want to have a more straightforward, environmentally responsible way of saying goodbye and creating a positive Environmental Legacy.
We want to treat our pets like family members, or at the very least, in a humane way having regard for our pet’s best interests.
Recently, TLR Law’s principal lawyer and co-owner Phillipe Richer stumbled upon the story of a man who forgot to update his will, resulting in most of his RRSP going to his mother instead of his wife.
A common estate planning strategy is the adding of an adult child as a joint owner to your assets, whether it be a bank account, investment account or real property.
Homestead rights are available to both common-law partners and married spouses of the owner of the homestead.
Sometimes life throws unexpected curveballs. Because of this, it’s best to create a robust will that can handle any unexpected situations that may happen when the testator passes.
If you have any dealings with estates, including properties, the term “life tenant” may have come up.
Don't get caught off guard without a Power of Attorney in Manitoba. Learn how appointing a POA will cure potential headaches in the future and act as an insurance policy.
Everyone should have a will. It's simply irresponsible to leave your family without instructions while they mourn your loss.
Facebook, Aeroplan and loyalty points — each with their own rules on what happens to them when you die in Manitoba.
We have drafted close to 2,000 Wills since 2015. For the most part, the Wills we draft are straightforward. Spouses leave everything to their surviving partner and later to their kids when both parents are gone.
Judges often have difficulty interpreting handwritten wills. They are often unclear or ambiguous. Court cases can be very expensive. These are avoidable. Hiring a lawyer now to draft a will costs a fraction of the costs of litigation.