June 2021

The Conveyancing Process

On paper, the term “conveyancing” refers to the transfer of a property’s ownership from one individual to another. In practice, however, conveyancing is more of a finely choreographed dance that occurs between multiple stakeholders. Many of these stakeholders have conflicting interests but all of them have to coordinate with complete precision to allow for a successful transfer to take place....

3 Good Reasons Why You Should Have A Will

Let’s face the facts: nobody likes to think about their own death, let alone the nitty-gritty details of what will follow as their earthly affairs are wrapped up in their absence. Unfortunately, the truth is that death is not only inevitable but in many cases unexpected, leaving those without wills at the risk of passing away without the opportunity to give their final instructions.  At EGA, we...

3 Occasions When You Might Need A Notary

3 Occasions When You Might Need A NotaryA Notary Public, also known simply as a notary, is an attorney who is legally empowered to witness the signing of documents, take statements from the public, and certify that the contents of official documents are indeed true and correct.You may ask: how is this any different from a commissioner of oaths? While it is true that a notary and a commissioner of oaths...

How it works: Marrying In or Out of Community of Property

The period between the start of an engagement and the eventual walk down the aisle will be one of the most exciting and memorable times of your life. Aside from the rosy glow of love and the emotional high that follows a successful proposal, you and your beloved will encounter a seemingly never-ending list of decisions that need to be made before your big day. While you making such important decisions as...

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