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Scott & Beaven Law Office

We are a partnership of like-minded lawyers dedicated to providing you the highest quality of legal service in the areas of Criminal Defence, Wills & Estates, Assisted Reproduction Agreements, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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Contesting a Will

Our clients often have questions about whether a Will may be contested in court because someone is unhappy with the gift received or received no gift...

Saskatoon Heritage Proposal

James Scott has an avid interest in the heritage and history of Saskatoon, and ensuring that all voices and all peoples are recognized. Here...

Should I write my own Will?

A question we often get is:  “Should I write my own Will?”.  In Saskatchewan, there are two types of Wills which are valid:  a...

End of Life Decisions and Living Wills

Often people avoid talking to loved ones about their end of life decisions because they think of these discussions as depressing or uncomfortable, but...

What is a Trust?

You may create a trust during your lifetime or draft your Will so that a trust is created upon your death.  Both types of...

How to Plan your Digital Estate

Most people have a variety of social media and online accounts which will remain after they are gone.  The following link provides some guidance...

When do I need Letters Probate?

A good question for an executor to ask is whether an application to the Court of Queen’s Bench for Letters Probate is necessary.  If there is a...

What are Letters Probate?

Letters Probate is a court order appointing a person as executor of an estate.  This order gives the appointed executor the authority to transfer or sell...

Types of Power of Attorney

Most of our clients are familiar with a Property Power of Attorney, but do not know about a Personal Power of Attorney or an...