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Severance Pay in Nova Scotia

Even hard-working, long-term employees can often find themselves let go from work unexpectedly. This happens often in today’s world of restructuring and downsizing. One day, you are suddenly presented with a termination letter and a request to sign a “Release” in exchange for a severance package. If this happens to you, it’s a good idea to consult with an experienced employment lawyer before signing anything.

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Getting Divorced in Nova Scotia

When you are getting divorced in Nova Scotia there are multiple paths. First you determine if your divorce is contested or uncontested. If contested, you can choose judicial settlement or divorce mediation. We’ll explain how these things effect time and cost.

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Personal Directive – 5 common questions

A Personal Directive is a document that sets out how personal care decisions will be made for you when you are no longer mentally capable of making those decisions yourself. These would include things such as your health care decisions. This directive is only in effect when you are alive but mentally incapable of speaking for yourself. 

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Do I need a Will in Nova Scotia?

The short answer is that legally, no, it is not required. However, there are many reasons why it is a good idea. We would like to break down why we think so and answer other common questions for you.

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