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From time to time we will add articles created especially for you by Notaries on Douglas to help you gain greater insight and understanding about the services of a Notary as well as reasons why you should consider using a Notary Public. To save the article, right click and “save as”.

Personal Planning Tools for Adult Guardianship. (added Sept.14/11)

Everyone needs a Will even if your estate is small. While most of us hope to live a long time, bad things can happen at an early age so the young, old, and everyone in between should have a valid Will.

 

The 5 “W’s” and the “HOW” of making a WILL. (updated Sept.14/11)

Everyone needs a Will even if your estate is small. While most of us hope to live a long time, bad things can happen at an early age so the young, old, and everyone in between should have a valid Will.

Frequently asked questions re: WILLS. (updated Sept.14/11)

How much does it cost? What do I need? Tips to get organized. Answers to these and other tips in a simple easy to understand guidline.

Wills mean choice and bring peace of mind

Consider this tragic scenario. You and your partner are returning from a dinner out and are killed in an automobile accident. Who will look after the children and administer their inheritance?

Top 10 Excuses for Not doing a Will.

We all should have one, but too many of us don’t (do you?) Some of us buy the “will kit” and will do it ourselves. Some of us can’t be bothered and some plain just don’t care. If I could publish a book detailing all of the problems I’ve seen and heard when there’s no will, or an improperly drawn will (saving money?), I’d have quite a book and it would never end.

What About Your Pets?

It is important to refer to our animals in our will and provide for them. At the very least power should be granted to the Executor to do what is necessary to ensure they are well cared for.

What is a Notary Public and what do they do? Thats a question asked of Notaries almost every day.

Historically, Notaries Public, (the correct plural of Notary Public), were the principal agents, scriveners, and scribes for commercial and judicial law. Currently, Notaries in BC, are legal professionals providing an alternative to lawyers, practicing within clearly delineated areas of law (updated Dec.4/12).