Wills, Estates, Divorce Lawyer and Notary Public in Calgary

Phone: 587-351-5297

Will, Power of Attorney, Personal Directive, and Estate Administration

Our firm can assist you with your Estate Planning, including the drafting and signing of your Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorney, and Personal Directive (sometimes known as a Living Will).

Costs for Estate Planning Services

Our firm offers both flat-fee limited-retainers and time-based retainers. Basic fees for the preparation of a Last Will and Testament and provision of legal advice starts at $250.00, for a Power of Attorney $200.00, and for a Personal Directive (Living Will) $200.00. Click here for more details of the costs for estate planning matters. And clients receive a 10% discount on the basic fee if they complete an on-line questionnaire in full prior to the initial meeting.

Estate Administration

Our firm can also assist you and your family with Estate Administration. This may be required upon the death or incapacity of a loved one. The steps involved depend upon a number of factors including the size and complexity of the estate and how your loved one documented his or her affairs. Please contact our office to set up a meeting to discuss your matter and the potential costs.

Family Law and Divorce

Our firm can assist you with many of your family law issues including: divorce, separation agreements, custody and child support applications or variations, spousal support applications or variations, family and matrimonial property issues, prenuptial agreements, and cohabitation agreements.

Costs for Family Law Services

Our firm offers both flat-fee limited-retainers and time-based retainers. Click here for details of the costs for divorce and family law matters.

Notary Public Services

Our firm is able to witness and notarize (or commission) your legal documents. No legal advice is provided for these services.

Costs for Notary Public

Notarization costs vary depending on the documents, whether there is an instruction sheet for the notarization, and the number of pages and signatures required. The costs typically are as follows:

  • Document declaration or certified copy (not including land documents or guarantees): $25.00 (first document)
  • Guarantees Acknowledgement Act Certificate: $50.00 (first document)
  • Document relating to land (outside of Alberta): $100.00 (first document)
  • Additional documents: $10.00 each

Our firm will not notarize the following types of documents:

Open Saturdays

Located in the Calgary community of Midnapore, our office is open most Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. We are open Monday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. It’s best to contact us before attending the office to ensure that Ryan is available.