Statutory Declarations and Affidavits

November 30th, 2015 / admin / 0 comments

Statutory Declaration, like an affidavit, is a written statement of facts. The statement is prepared and then verified by a declaration made by the person concerned. The form of the statement is stated clearly in the Canada Evidence Act and also the British Columbia Act. It states- “I (name of the person concerned), solemnly declare […]

Reasons To Be A Notary Public

November 26th, 2015 / admin / 0 comments

The services of a notary are highly prestigious as well as a high yielding job. It is an official service to the state that you reside in. The reason more and more people are opting to serve as a notaries vary, but it can surely add on to your credentials and help you to increase […]

Commissioner of Oaths

November 23rd, 2015 / admin / 0 comments

A Commissioner of Oaths is a person who has the authority to administer and witness oaths and other legal documents in writing. A lawyer or an advocate holding a current practising certificate or a licensed paralegal, and qualified to administer oaths can use the title of Commissioner of Oaths. A Commissioner of Oath need not […]

Apostille, Authentication and Legalisation

November 20th, 2015 / admin / 0 comments

What is an Apostille?   An Apostille is a legal document issued by Secretary of State in the United States. It is needed for anybody to wish to travel and stay in a country that has participated in the Hague Convention 1961. There are sites on the internet that will give you a clear idea […]

5 Steps in Getting a Canadian Passport Renewal Application from Abroad

October 28th, 2015 / admin / 0 comments

Making sure that you fit the Canadian passport requirements while renewing your passport abroad may indeed be tough. The Canadian government has gone on to simplify this entire process. All you need to do is follow the next few steps mentioned here to make that passport renewal all too easy abroad and not worry so […]

What is a Notary Service and the Role They Play?

October 28th, 2015 / admin / 0 comments

If you are approaching a notary rest assured that this public officer shall certify and attest the legal documents such as a deed and enable you to finalize legal proceedings. He or she also takes affidavits from you. A notary will take depositions and present any such terms in a legal relationship. He or she […]

What Do You Do While Making a Will in Canada?

October 26th, 2015 / admin / 0 comments

If you are in Canada, there are a set of rules that define making a will in the event of death. Dying without a will in Canada is not without its share of troubles. You cannot quickly assume that since a partner dies, the property automatically passes on to the spouse. This can only happen […]

Some Facts About International Fingerprinting Services

October 16th, 2015 / admin / 0 comments

There are many international fingerprinting services Canada available, especially the biometrics scanning that immigration authorities undertake at airports dealing with international passengers. Fingerprints are patterns that are formed on a human finger due to the presence of sweat pores. These prints are a successful means of identification and are unique with a high longevity. By […]

5 Steps to Getting a Canadian Permanent Resident Application Done

October 9th, 2015 / admin / 0 comments

If you apply for a Permanent Resident Card in Canada, it is in fact the proof of your status of being a permanent resident of Canada and is one step closer to being a full citizen of Canada. In case you are traveling out of Canada and are returning to Canada by plane and train, […]

The Importance of Notarizing Legal Documents

August 25th, 2015 / admin / 0 comments

Notarization is a very important process of validating your important legal documents. Notarization is especially needed for documents like mortgage of property against a loan, business contract and so on to name a few. Notarization of documents means signing the document by a government authorized personnel who act as a third party, impartial witness as […]