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Aug 16, 2017

Work Made for Hire

Employers, employees and freelancers all need to understand their rights when it comes to "work-for-hire".

worker multi-tasking

We address some of the important issues such as:

  • Who owns the Copyright?
  • What are Moral Rights and can they be waived?
  • WHEN do you need a Work for Hire Agreement?

    ...and more.

Continue reading "Work Made for Hire"

Aug 14, 2017

Free Affidavit Forms and Templates

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There are so many instances where we have need of an affidavit to give statements under oath or attest to facts under penalty of perjury.

Affidavits generally follow a standard format in most countries so it is actually quite simple to show you how to write an affidavit.

We also provide a variety of commonly used free affidavit forms which you can download and edit to suit:

  • Affidavit of Loss
  • Affidavit of Domicile or Residence.

Continue reading "Free Affidavit Forms and Templates"

Aug 11, 2017

Motorcycle Bill of Sale

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You may need a written bill of sale if you want to transfer ownership or title.

The forms supplied by your DMV are geared to record the financial details for tax purposes and do not necessarily record the terms and conditions between buyer and seller.

Our free bill of sale template is aimed to protect buyer and seller and record details such as warranty, "as-is" disclaimer, transfer of risk etc.

Get your free legal form here:

Continue reading "Motorcycle Bill of Sale"

Aug 09, 2017

What is a Testamentary Trust?

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Creating a testamentary trust can be an ideal solution in a number of instances:

  • Where the beneficiary is a minor who cannot as yet control the inheritance;
  • Where a beneficiary may be a drug addict and the testator wishes to place control of the assets with a trustee;
  • Where a testator wishes to create a charitable trust,
    etc.

Continue reading "What is a Testamentary Trust?"

Aug 07, 2017

Lease Renewal Made Easy

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Executing lengthy documents is nobody's favorite pastime. Especially when it's not necessary!

The only aspects that may change when renewing a lease could be an increased rental and perhaps the period of the lease.

Even so, it is easy to make provision for any amendments such as allowance of pets, addition of parking space etc. Thereafter the terms and conditions of the original agreement would remain in force.

Grab your free template (and other landlord forms) here:

Continue reading "Lease Renewal Made Easy"

Aug 05, 2017

Sample Loan Agreement for Employees

Free legal forms to formalize an employee loan agreement as well as a variety of free promissory note forms

Continue reading "Sample Loan Agreement for Employees"

Aug 03, 2017

Do You Have an Updated Will in Place?

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We all agree that it's important to make time to get our affairs in order.

Making a will is one of those tasks that you should not leave for "tomorrow". Especially when your circumstances change e.g.:

  • Getting married (or divorced)
  • Welcoming a new member to your family
  • Acquiring new assets and selling of others

Take a look at our selection of free Last Will and Testament templates to assist you with streamlining your thoughts and compiling your document.

Continue reading "Do You Have an Updated Will in Place?"

Aug 01, 2017

How Do You Revoke a Power of Attorney?

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A power of Attorney will automatically expire:

  • Upon the date stated in the document
  • When the person who made the POA dies
  • When the person who made the POA becomes mentally incompetent UNLESS it is a durable / lasting power of attorney.

You do not need to wait for any of the above to happen and do not need to give a reason to revoke the Power of Attorney.

Use our free Revocation Template supplied here:

Continue reading "How Do You Revoke a Power of Attorney?"

Jul 31, 2017

Vacation Time! Get the Right Documents in Order

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Will your child be away from you, spending time or traveling with friends?

Having a Temporary Guardianship form in place can give you peace of mind!

You can authorize a trusted friend to give Medical Consent in an emergency when it may be difficult to get hold of you.

And it may be a legal requirement to issue a Consent to Travel should your child be crossing international borders.

Continue reading "Vacation Time! Get the Right Documents in Order"

Jul 28, 2017

Who Owns the Right to Intellectual Property in the Workplace?

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The employer may argue that he/she automatically owns the right to creations or inventions under the "work-for-hire" doctrine.

Would that hold true for independent contractors, consultants etc. employed by the company?

It is therefore very important for employers to have a written agreement in place, should a dispute arise.

Make use of our free template here:

Continue reading "Who Owns the Right to Intellectual Property in the Workplace?"

Jul 26, 2017

Rent Guarantee - Additional Protection for Landlords

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A landlord can use various legal forms to ensure payment of rental, utilities and against breach of agreement.

For example:

  • Co-signing of the Agreement
  • Signing with the Guarantor Directly
  • Increased Security Deposit as Rent Guarantee
  • Rent Insurance
    etc.

We supply free templates of these agreements as well as helpful tips and guidelines for their use.

Continue reading "Rent Guarantee - Additional Protection for Landlords"

Jul 24, 2017

Free Contract Templates for Independent Contractors

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Folks just starting out as independent contractor or running a home business, should try as far as possible to formalize their work agreements with their clients.

We have a variety of printable templates for:

  • Photographers
  • Tutors
  • Dog walking or pet sitting
  • Lawn care
    etc.

Continue reading "Free Contract Templates for Independent Contractors"

Jul 21, 2017

Where Should You Store Your Will?

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An important consideration is obviously to store it safely!

However, perhaps more importantly, is for your nominated executor to get hold of it as soon as possible after your death.

So keeping it in a bank safe deposit box may not provide the speediest access to your document, since your executor may have to obtain a court order to get the bank to open a box.

We have some alternative options for your to consider...

Continue reading "Where Should You Store Your Will?"

Jul 19, 2017

Parental Consent Form Templates

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Because you simply cannot be with your child 24/7, you could find one or more of these parental consent forms helpful.

We'll show you at a glance:

  • WHEN you would need a consent form
  • WHO needs it and whether it's required by law
  • WHY the need for it
  • WHICH form and which supporting documents are required

hereafter you can make use of our free legal forms to compile your documents.

Continue reading "Parental Consent Form Templates"

Jul 18, 2017

Digital Assets - What Will Happen to Them After Your Death?

computer screen with hands holding currency

Practical guidelines on how to manage your digital assets after you pass away.

What are the legalities to have someone else access your profile or should you create a digital trust to manage your accounts.

These are all issues you need to consider to help you with some advance planning.

Continue reading "Digital Assets - What Will Happen to Them After Your Death?"

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