Frequently Asked Questions

Navigating the legal system can often be confusing and overwhelming. That is why at JJM Barristers & Solicitors, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions that may help guide our clients in the right direction.
What is the difference between a barrister and a solicitor?

A barrister primarily represents clients in court, while a solicitor generally handles the behind-the-scenes work such as drafting legal documents and offering advice. In some jurisdictions, barristers and solicitors may both represent clients in court.

What types of cases does your firm handle?

Our team at JJM Barristers & Solicitors has experience in a wide range of practice areas, including real estate law, wills and estates, corporate and business law, civil litigation, criminal law, family law, and mediation. 

Who do you serve?

We provide legal advice and guidance to individuals throughout all stages of their lives. From buying a new home to drafting a will, we are here to help with any legal matters our clients may encounter. 

What are your office hours?

We are open from Mon-Fri: 8:30am – 4:30pm

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Where can I find information about my legal rights and responsibilities?

For information on your legal rights and responsibilities, we recommend visiting the Government of Canada’s Justice Laws website, which offers resources and information on a variety of legal topics.

How do I find a lawyer or law firm in my area?

The Law Society of Alberta offers a directory where you can search for lawyers by name, firm, or area of practice. You can also ask for recommendations from friends and family.

What is expected of me as a client of your firm?

As a client, it is important to provide all relevant information and documents to your lawyer, respond promptly to communication from your lawyer, and communicate any concerns or changes in circumstances. We are here to provide compassionate and effective legal representation, but we also require your cooperation in order for us to do so.

How do I know if I have a legal issue?

If you are unsure whether or not you have a legal issue, it is best to consult with a lawyer. They will be able to provide guidance and inform you of your rights and options.

How do I choose the right lawyer for my case?

When searching for a lawyer, it is important to consider their experience and expertise in the relevant area of law. It is also crucial that you feel comfortable communicating with and trusting your lawyer.

Can't Find the Answer to Your Question?

We understand that navigating the legal system can be overwhelming, and we are here to help. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your legal matter.

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