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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, Family Law, and Assisted Reproduction Agreements.

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Executor Liability

More often than not, people who act as executors have never done so before and may never do so again.  Being a first time...

Getting a Tax Clearance Certificate

Before distributing all of an estate, our office recommends that an executor apply for a tax clearance certificate from Canada Revenue Agency.  An executor...

Saskatchewan’s Incarceration Epidemic

Further to James Scott’s work on sentencing bias, Lindsay Hjorth has authored the following paper:  Saskatchewan’s Incarceration Epidemic – final copy

A Cautionary Tale: R. v. Thorsteinson

In a recent decision, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal in R. v. Thorsteinson considered whether a person may take back a gift of land into joint...

Estate Planning Tips for Single Parents

Single parents are often busy being parents.  Scheduling work, school activities, sporting events and dealing with things as they come is a big responsibility....

Canadian Surrogates & Foreign Parents

The following CBC article discusses surrogacy in Canada and, specifically, Canadian surrogates acting for foreign parents:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/surrogate-baby-foreign-parents-1.3734179