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Reasons you should consider appointing a power of attorney
November 19, 2018
An executor takes care of your estate when you die, but who takes care of things if you are unable to make decisions for yourself while alive? Signing a power...
Divorce or Separation – Family Property or Excluded Property?
November 19, 2018
You may wonder what assets you have to divide with your spouse or partner upon separation or divorce. Any asset whether real estate, a business, a pension, furnishings, tools, investments...
Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP, welcomes associate lawyer Kelsey Cox
October 11, 2018
Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP is pleased to announce Kelsey Cox, has joined the firm as an associate lawyer. Kelsey was born and raised in Richmond. She articled and worked in...
Cannabis legislation, impairment and employer’s responsibility
September 14, 2018
Is your company ready for recreational cannabis to be legal? Using cannabis in the workplace isn’t new – but now is a great time to make sure your policies cover...
Amendments to the Additional Property Transfer Tax on Foreign Buyers
March 1, 2018
Further to our article on the same topic posted on December 6, 2017, effective February 21, 2018 the additional property transfer tax rate is increased to 20 percent from 15...