Introduction When it comes to estate planning, the common place that people turn to are the Last Will and Testament and Power of Attorney. However, although these documents are great planning tools which can encompass the majority of a testator’s intentions, there are some alternative methods of estate planning which can be used in addition … Continued
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Has Port Moody done enough to address the challenge of housing affordability? In recent years it seems that despite various property development projects being discussed, there is no clear sign that many of these projects will come to fruition. While the City has adopted policies designed to create affordable housing, in reality, these policies have … Continued
Introduction In 2020, the BC Government introduced new legislation to save costs on car accidents’ personal injury claims. The law limited the number of expert witnesses to just three, and $3,000.00 was the highest amount an unsuccessful party could recover for the cost of an expert report. In a further effort to limit expenses, the … Continued
When you are talking with a lawyer regarding your estate planning, a topic that will come up immediately is who the executor is going to be. What is an Executor? An executor, or an executrix, administers an individual’s estate when they pass away based on the information the deceased left in their Last Will and … Continued
As your local law firm in Coquitlam, we are here to provide clear answers to your questions and help you understand available options when it comes to legal matters. In this blog, we are covering what happens if you are involved in litigation and are concerned that the opposing party may dispose of certain assets. The … Continued
FIVE THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN DECIDING HOW TO OWN A PROPERTY WITH ANOTHER PERSON When you purchase a property in BC with another person (or other people), you can own that property in one of two ways: Joint Tenancy or Tenancy-In-Common. When making that decision, consider these five issues. 1. What is Tenancy-In-Common? Tenancy-In-Common is … Continued
Are you considering listing your property for sale? As a seller, your primary obligation to the buyer is to deliver a clear title, where the property will not be subject to any financial encumbrances or charges. However, some financial charges are more obvious than others. Before listing your property, a title search can ensure that … Continued
It is that time of year again. Snow is in the forecast for the Tri-Cities and the Greater Vancouver Area, and for the next few months all of B.C will be facing whatever winter throws at us. In winter conditions, it is important for you to drive safely and know both you and your vehicles … Continued
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