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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How to Complete Your Estate Plan with a New Document

Discussing what might happen after you pass away can be difficult, but with an End-of-Life Plan to help sort out your memorial service and other decisions, the discussion can be a little easier. In this post, we explore what this...

/ May 29, 2018
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How to Avoid Breaching Your Residential Lease

There are a few ways that tenants might violate their residential lease contract without intending to. In this post, we discuss some basics on breaching contracts, ways tenants might violate their leases, and how to avoid some of those scenarios.

/ May 17, 2018
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Breaking Bank: How Bankruptcy Affects Inheritances and Estate Plans

Bankruptcy affects hundreds of thousands of Americans every year, and it leaves many of them in the lurch when it comes to their inheritances. In this blog post, we discuss some of the consequences bankruptcy has on people’s ability to...

/ May 8, 2018
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3 Spring Preparations Landlords Should Make

Spring is a time for change—even in the rental market. This blog post discusses 3 things landlords can to for new tenants, existing tenants, and property maintenance to make the spring rental season straightforward and stress-free.

/ April 26, 2018
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Letters of the Law: Letter of Intent, Demand Letter, and Cease and Desist Letter

Sometimes there are matters that can be resolved outside a court of law, for example, business purchases, debt collections, or intellectual property disputes. In many of these cases, a letter with a specific request, e.g. for payment or an action,...

/ April 17, 2018
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Who Gets the Pets in a Divorce?

There have been changes in some states’ legislation regarding the treatment of pets in separation and divorce proceedings—specifically regarding how pets are divided between split couples. In this post, we discuss the current condition of pet custody in the U.S....

/ April 5, 2018