About Spencer Knight

Spencer Knight is a writer in Edmonton, Alberta. His nonfiction has appeared in Spinal Columns, The Bolo Tie Collective Anthology: Volume I, and filling Station. When he's not writing, he's sleeping.

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Signing Legal Contracts: Does a Signature Need to Be in Cursive?

Does your signature need to be in cursive? Does it need to be your name at all? Find out what the purposes are for a signature and what constitutes a valid one in this post.

/ August 30, 2018
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No-Contest Clauses in Last Wills

Some people add conditions to the gifts they leave in their last wills, and many try to prevent their heirs from disputing the conditions with no-contest clauses. Find out what they are and how they work in this blog post.

/ August 21, 2018
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Tough Talks: 3 Hard Conversations to Have with Aging Parents

Many Americans have elderly parents and are unsure how to discuss difficult topics like estate or funeral planning with them. In this post, we outline three topics you should cover with your parents and several legal documents they’ll find useful.

/ August 9, 2018
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When Can a Landlord Enter the Premises?

Landlords can’t simply enter their tenants’ properties whenever they feel like it. Tenants have rights to privacy and quiet enjoyment, which means landlords can only enter the property under specific circumstances. Find out what those are in this blog post.

/ July 31, 2018
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Using Your Rental Property to Host on Airbnb

Airbnb rentals are at the height of popularity and many people consider using their rental properties to make some side income from short-term tenants. In this post, we discuss some of the legal implications and logistics of hosting on Airbnb.

/ July 19, 2018
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4 Things You Can Do if You Can’t Pay Rent on Time

Sometimes your spending habits or financial obligations can get away from you, and it can make for a stressful time when your rent is due. This blog post has four tactics you can use to help alleviate some of the...

/ July 10, 2018