Ahlstrom Wright is pleased to attend the Strathcona Community Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament as a Beverage Sponsor.   About the Strathcona Community Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament When: Thursday, July 26, 2018 Where: Broadmoor Public Golf Course 2100 Oak Street, Sherwood Park All proceeds support new medical equipment for the Strathcona Community Hospital. More About This Event Our Lawyers…

MAY 22, 2018 – Edmonton, AB, CANADA – Ahlstrom Wright immigration and family lawyer, Nerissa Young has officially been elected as the Case Review and Legislation Officer for the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) Immigration Section for North Alberta. Her position with the CBA will be a two-year term from 2018 through 2020. For more information about…

The scheduled legalization of marijuana in Canada has created some unique scenarios and conditions for Canadians traveling to the US. Here are 5 things to consider before you decide if using cannabis (after legalization in Canada) will restrict your US travel options.   1. Will I be able to travel to the US if I…

About Ahlstrom Wright We have two locations in Canada. Our Sherwood Park location provides service to Alberta, Edmonton, Sherwood Park, and the surrounding communities. Our Yellowknife location provides legal services to the Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut, Yellowknife and all communities within those regions. Our diverse and professional legal team works hard to make your experience comfortable….

See You at This Year’s Yellowknife Trade Show   Yellowknife Tradeshow Dates Saturday, May 12-13th

Robert met Frank, his neighbor, at the shopping mall. “So how’s retirement?” asked Robert. Frank could only smile. “I should have done it 40 years ago!” he responded. “I can imagine,” continued Robert. “That’s how I felt last year when they gave me my gold watch. Not having to get up at 6 am to…

What is Probate? Where death and taxes meet; Probate is the process that affects a person’s Will after their death. Probate, or a Grant of Probate, is an order from the Surrogate Court authorizing the individual named in the Will as the Executor to legally deal with the assets and debts of the Deceased. If…

A Personal Directive: Lets you decide who will make decisions regarding your health care and treatment in the event you become unable to (due to disease, illness, or accident.) Gives you the comfort of knowing that those who know your wishes will be in charge of making sure those wishes are carried out. Permits your…

An Enduring Power of Attorney: Lets you decide who will handle your financial affairs if you become mentally incapacitated through disease, illness, or accident. Protects your spouse and family if you become mentally incapacitated. Avoids expensive and time-consuming Court Applications. Lets the person you appoint handle your financial affairs to ensure you and your family’s…

When a plaintiff does something unreasonable that contributes to their injuries from an accident, then there could be contributory negligence. The Court will look to see if the plaintiff exercised reasonable care in circumstances where there was the possibility of danger. There are many examples of what could constitute contributory negligence, but a few common…