You’ve just won the lottery – every Canadian's dream. After the initial shock and excitement, the details of collecting your winnings are revealed. Among them is a condition that you must have your name and picture published as the big lottery winner for the world to see.
You've likely never considered the costs of winning a lottery jackpot. Announcing your name and identity seems harmless at first. But in reality, it can be devastating. Now that everyone knows you that you are the big winner, your privacy, property, and in extreme cases, even your physical person can be at risk.
Revealing your identity after a lottery win can result in:
To learn more about what previous lottery winners in Canada and elsewhere have experienced after a lottery win, browse through the Case Studies in our blog.
Depending on the circumstances of the winning ticketholder, Jackpot LawyerTM may be able to help them receive their winnings and keep them anonymous. Our ideal clients are those who have won a lump sum jackpot of $5 million or more from a Canadian lottery and have not yet claimed their winnings. Our process aims to protect every dollar of your jackpot, while safeguarding your identity. We use only legal means to help you retain all the benefits of winning the lottery without sacrificing your privacy. Note that we do NOT provide any legal services other than helping winners of Canadian lotteries remain anonymous, on a case-by-case basis.
Jackpot Lawyer® are two Alberta lawyers: Chelsea Tkachuk and Luke Lorente.
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