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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4 Things to Consider Before Signing an Employment Contract: Part 1

Starting a new job can be an exciting adventure. Although the stacks of employment paperwork can be complicated and time-consuming to read over, it’s recommended you review your Employment Contract before signing. In this post, we’ll discuss a few of...

/ February 22, 2018
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Renter’s Conflict: A Landlord’s Guide to Dealing with Feuding Tenants

No matter how proactive you are in screening tenants for your property, you can’t predict how people might behave when they’re living under the same roof. In this post, we discuss what landlords can do to help mediate conflict between...

/ February 13, 2018
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Legal Names vs. Trade Names in Business

Many businesses have more than one name: a legal one and a trade name (sometimes known as a DBA name). In this post, we’ll discuss what those terms mean and why a business might use them.

/ February 1, 2018
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What Is Probate?

Probate is a very common term in estate planning that refers to how a Last Will is validated. In this post, we will discuss what probate is and how your executor uses it to close your estate after you pass...

/ January 23, 2018
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Are Verbal Agreements Legally Binding?

A verbal agreement can create a valid, legally binding contract without a written document, but there are some exceptions based on the elements in the contract and its purpose. In this post, we discuss the basic elements of a contract,...

/ January 11, 2018
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Alternative Executors in Last Wills

Choosing an executor for your Last Will and Testament is an important part of your estate plan since they will be the person who administers your last wishes. Usually, people choose family members to execute their Wills, but if you...

/ December 20, 2017