B.C. Court Ruling Sets New Law on Defamation and Social Media, Facebook

A recent B.C. Supreme Court decision in Pritchard v. Van Nes, 2016 BCSC 686,  upheld the age-old maxim that “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it at all” .  The court awarded $67,000.00 in damage.   The judge ruled that a Facebook user is liable for their defamatory remarks published on …

Real Estate Law Terms to Know in Alberta Foothills – Part 2

Deposit – Money that the Buyer deposits with the Listing Real Estate Company when the Buyer submits a Conditional Offer to the Seller, It is the Buyer’s consideration for the transaction and shows good faith and intent to proceed. Deposit amounts vary. Dower Act – The Dower Act sets out that a person has certain …

Real Estate Law Terms to Know in Alberta Foothills – Part 1

Adjustments – On Closing Date / Completion Date these are the costs directly tied to the Property such as Property Taxes, Town Utilities, Condo Fees and Homeowners Association Fees. The costs are prorated and adjusted so that the Seller only pays for these up to Closing Date and the Buyer pays for all costs on …

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The Steps Involved in Making an Estate Plan

The Steps Involved in Making an Estate Plan I will discuss each of these in more detail in future posts, but these are the basic building blocks of a proper Estate Plan. Funeral Arrangements: There are many benefits to making plans in advance. You get to choose the how and where; and your grieving family …

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Catchy Title Found – Lawyer Blog for the Foothills and South Alberta

Good morning, that did not take long, just one long sleep and Bam! I awoke with my catchy Blog title “The Wizard of Laws: A Legal Blog by The Loz”, what do you think?

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Thank-you! Best of the Foothills, Best Lawyer category.

Thank you! I am very honoured to have been a winner in the Okotoks Western Wheel Best of the Foothills, Best Lawyer category. I appreciate the many years of support I have received from the wonderful people and communities in the Foothills.GWND001823884 Lozinsky BOF (2)