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Our law firm blog is your legal information resource for the latest tips, news, and legal information online. Using the categories on this page, you can navigate to the area of practice you are most interested in. Whether you are searching for information regarding Family Law, Business Law, Real Estate Law, Personal Injury Law, or anything in between, our law firm blog offers a wealth of information to browse.

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General Litigation 2020/10/15

When to Call a Litigation Lawyer

Whether you are involved in a legal dispute with your neighbour, your employer, or your insurer—a general litigation lawyer is always worth calling. Litigation can apply to any legal dispute between parties. Everything from tenancy disputes to the breaking of contracts can result in litigation. If you are involved in a legal dispute that you … Continued

General Litigation 2019/10/29

Settlement Loans: A New Layer of Risk

There is a reason settlement loans exist as an industry. After an injury, victims have little or no wage replacement coverage. Employment Insurance will pay a maximum of $562 per week for 15 weeks if a doctor will certify the victim is unable to work. For victims who are not covered by EI and can … Continued

General Litigation 2019/09/15

The Civil Resolution Tribunal: An Overview

The Civil Resolutions Tribunal (the “CRT”) is an innovative, online only tribunal that is unique to British Columbia. So what can the CRT do for you? What is the Civil Resolutions Tribunal? The CRT hears and resolves small claims and strata disputes through an online portal. For small claims disputes, the claim must be under … Continued

General Litigation 2019/08/27

What is a Builders Lien Holdback?

Both the holdback and the power to lien come from the Builders Lien Act (the “Act”).  The purpose of the act is twofold: To provide security for contractors and subcontractors who work on a construction project To limit the owner of a properties liability The Act requires all persons on a project to retain 10% … Continued

General Litigation 2019/04/18

BC Franchise Legislation Protects Franchisees

On February 1, 2017, BC became the 6th province in Canada to enact franchise legislation.  The Act applies to the following franchise agreements when a franchisee is operating wholly or partly in British Columbia: new franchise agreements entered into on or after February 1, 2017; existing franchise agreements that are renewed or extended on or … Continued

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