Zhivov Law. What’s in a Name?

Zhivov is a Russian surname meaning “life,” according to Mr. Vladimir Zhivov. While Russians have no problem spelling and pronouncing the word, it is a difficult name for many native English-speakers. From “Zivov” and “Zeevov” to “Zhibob” and “Zibob,” our managing...

Seeking Compensation for a Dog Bite Injury

Dog owners have a legal responsibility to keep their dogs under proper control. If they don’t, they may be liable for damages and their dogs may be ordered destroyed. In Alberta, the Dangerous Dogs Act gives courts the authority to order a dog destroyed if it’s deemed...

Some Thoughts About Wills

Alberta used to have a whole host of legislation that dealt with wills and related matters. Since February 1, 2012, the new Wills and Succession Act has been in effect, and I thought I would quickly touch on a few important highlights that are worth noting and/or...