Law Blogs from Dragon Toner Law Office 

Looking for information about wills, estate planning, real estate or employment law in the Northwest Territories or Nunavut?

Whether you need legal advice regarding the sale of a home, drafting a will, or mediation of a workplace dispute; our blog articles provide insights on a number of legal topics affecting Northern residents.

If you want to discuss your legal matter or retain our services, contact Dragon Toner Law Office today.

  • 06/05/2020
    What Is A Personal Directive (Living Will) And Do I Need One?

    Have you wondered who will make choices for you in the event of a health emergency that leaves you unable to make choices for yourself? If you become mentally incapacitated, is there someone you trust to make personal and health care decisions for you? Do you have a preference about organ or tissue donation, or strong feelings about whether you receive life-sustaining measures or other types of medical treatments? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, you need a Personal Directive. Northwest Territories lawyers at Dragon Toner Law Office are of the view that a Personal Directive – also referred to as an Advance Directive, a Living Will, a Power of Attorney for Personal Care, or a Health Care Directive – is a key part of any estate plan. Here is what you need to know about Personal Directives.

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  • 28/04/2020
    What happens to my real estate if I die without a will?

    As experienced Northern real estate lawyers, we know that real estate is the largest and most important asset that most people will own. Whether the property is a house, townhouse, cottage, mobile home, or condominium, it can serve as shelter, security, and roots to the community during your lifetime, and represent a valuable part of your estate on your death. Given the significance of such property, it is worthwhile to ask yourself, “What happens to my real estate if I die without a will?” Read on for the answer to that question from our Yellowknife wills and estate planning lawyers.

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  • 10/03/2020
    Yellowknife Lawyers Explain Why You Should Make a Will

    Many people ask, “Do I need a will?” The answer is yes – if you are over the age of 18, you should have a will. Regardless of how much money you have or whether you own property, there are very important benefits to having a will, and significant legal and practical consequences if you die without a will. In this post, the Northwest Territories estate planning lawyers at our firm will explain why you should make a will. If you have questions about how estate planning can benefit your and your loved ones or want to get started on preparing your will, please contact our Yellowknife lawyers today.

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