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Aquilini divorce finalized in British Columbia family court
September 19, 2013
While the magnitude of the divorce between Canucks co-owner Francesco Aquilini and his wife Tali'ah is something that most people won't relate to, some of the broader issues are all...
Property Rights under British Columbia’s Family Law Act
July 18, 2013
What you need to know about Property Rights under British Columbia’s Family Law Act. In our primer on the Family Law Act, we outlined some of the major changes that...
What to watch for when preparing business contracts
October 17, 2012
It is common for businesses to enter into business contracts for an exchange of services for value. While a contract can be oral or written, it is best to have...
Parents’ contribution to the purchase of the family home
September 8, 2012
With the rise in real estate prices in British Columbia, more and more couples are turning to their parents for help to finance the purchase of their family home. Upon...
Advance directives– a new and useful planning tool
August 1, 2012
With the recent changes in the Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act (the “Act”), a new planning tool is now available to our clients to deal with the...
Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies Negligence Test – Clements v. Clements
July 17, 2012
In personal injury cases, the most recent word from our top court regarding the test for negligence (and thus liability for accidents) was Resurfice Corp. v. Hanke, 2007 SCC 7....