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When Andrew P. Geisterfer had trouble reaching a lawyer by phone, he decided to solve the problem himself by becoming a lawyer.

Find real estate lawyer Andrew Geisterfer, a top Alberta estate probate lawyer on estate planning in Edmonton and Alberta wills and estates law for people with no will, needing legal help to prepare a will.

Edmonton lawyer Andrew P. Geisterfer is a trusted provider of legal services for real estate transactions and Wills & Estates law.

He was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1996 and was hired almost immediately by a large Edmonton firm, where he handled a variety of legal matters related and specialized in bankruptcy and insolvency, debt collection, bank foreclosures and Supreme Court of Canada appeals.

In 2000, he founded the River City Law Group, an Edmonton law firm specializing in residential and commercial real estate, Wills and Estates, and Corporate Commercial matters.

"I had no preconceptions about what a lawyer should do or say," says Andrew. "I saw lawyers as just regular people." His clients like that concept so much that Andrew and his firm have an extremely high level of repeat client business, the ultimate proof of performance."

Giving back to the community

Andrew is married and has three children. He is a long-time member of Rotary International, the Edmonton Urban Spirits Club, the Paul Harris Society of District 5370 and the Ottewell Christian Reformed Church in Edmonton.

"I think it is important to give back to the community," says Andrew.


B.A. University of Alberta, 1992

LL.B University of Alberta, 1995

Called to the Bar: Alberta, 1996

How to reach Andrew

Phone: 780.452.6800


Legal Scenario

Condo Special Assessment

"I am buying a condominium in Edmonton. The seller has indicated that there is a Special Assessment outstanding on the condominium and they have asked me to assume responsibility for it."

What Would Andrew Recommend?

Before accepting this obligation, you need to understand the extent of the Special Assessment and work this into the purchase price. For example, you may decide to revise your purchase price to take into account the negative financial impact of the Special Assessment. The key is to make this decision before the purchase, not after, and to consult with your lawyer before making any decision. Remember: It is your lawyer’s job to look after the details – this could be a very important detail.

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