Corporations, partnerships and corporate/commercial law including incorporation, purchase and sale of businesses.
WILLS AND ESTATES
All aspects of estate planning including Wills, Powers of Attorney and Personal Directives. Estate administration including probate applications.
Annual surface lease negotiation and matters related to surface activity on agricultural land.
REAL ESTATE AND LAND
Purchase and sale of residential real estate, commercial real estate and agricultural land.
Corporate reorganizations and tax planning for small and medium size businesses.
Specific experience in legal matters relevant to farmers and ranchers including real estate, estate and succession planning.
Purchase and sale of private businesses including asset and share purchases.
Purchase and sale of farm assets, shares of farm corporations and interests in family farm partnerships.
Incorporation of businesses and transfer of assets to a corporation.
Reorganizations of family farm partnerships including incorporation and dissolution.
Annual return filings including preparation of annual resolutions.
Real estate transactions including purchase and sale of farm land and commercial real estate.
Residential real estate transactions including purchase and sale of homes and refinancing.
Farm lease agreements including farm land rental agreements.
Corporate reorganizations and tax planning for private corporations and family-owned businesses.
Business agreements, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements and joint venture agreements.
Estate planning, including Wills, Personal Directives and Powers of Attorney and trust planning.
Estate administration including grants of administration and probate.
Surface rights negotiations and disputes including recovery of compensation and compensation reviews.
Acting as Commissioner for Oaths or Notary Public for the Province of Alberta.
Eric D. Dalke, B.A., J.D.
Eric is the founder and owner of Dalke Law Office. He is a lawyer practicing in Calgary, AB, in the areas of real estate, corporate/commercial, tax, and estate planning. Eric grew up on a family farm and is passionate about serving clients in the agricultural industry. He is also active and engaged in his community and enjoys serving clients in Calgary and surrounding areas. He attended Queen’s University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies, and then a Juris Doctor at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. Eric was called to the Alberta Bar in 2016. He completed the CPA In-Depth Tax Course in 2021 and is currently working on his Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) designation. He is proud to serve his community and enjoys fishing, skiing and spending time outdoors with his family.
Education & Qualifications
Alberta Bar (2016)
JD, University of Calgary (2014)
BA (Honours), Queen's University (2009)
Law Society of Alberta
Member, Canadian Bar Association