Unpaid traffic tickets received in Washington State can lead to criminal charges, fine, imprisonment and the loss of your nexus card. If you live in British Columbia and have unpaid traffic tickets from Washington, you could face criminal charges, fine and imprisonment, and the loss of your Nexus card if you are caught driving south … Continued
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More than in most other regions in Canada, renting is a way of life in the Lower Mainland. Knowing your renters’ rights under tenancy law is important in making sure your living situation is a fair one, especially in Greater Vancouver’s eternally hot rental market. If you need legal representation for your tenancy law situation, … Continued
Underinsured Motorist Protection, otherwise known as UMP insurance, protects drivers when they are involved in an accident where the at-fault driver does not have sufficient insurance to cover costs. In British Columbia, all ICBC-insured drivers have minimum $1 million UMP insurance. If you’ve suffered a personal injury in a motor vehicle accident, you may find … Continued
Although a will is intended to outline a person’s last wishes in full, settling an estate can nevertheless be a complicated process. 1. “Executor” is a complex role Often the testator (the person who made the will) will choose an executor (a person appointed to carry out the will) who has a law or accounting … Continued
Many residents in Metro Vancouver, including in the Tri-Cities, are renters. And many of the people they rent from are private homeowners. Often tenancy relationships go smoothly, but there are times they don’t—whether it’s a dispute over rent increases, failure to make repairs, unpaid rent, or eviction. If discussion between you and your landlord or … Continued
Under British Columbia law, every car owner is required to have insurance through ICBC. In addition to covering the other driver’s damages when you’re at fault, ICBC is responsible for covering some of your treatment costs, whether you were at fault or not. 1.Call a lawyer Remember that any statement you make to ICBC can … Continued
The most secure way to prepare your last will and testament is with a wills and estates lawyer. While it is possible to write your own, a do-it-yourself will is no comparison for one drafted under guidance of a legal professional. A lawyer will take into account factors about estate planning you are most likely … Continued
A soft tissue injury—such as whiplash suffered in a car accident—can be incredibly painful and life affecting. Whether you sustained an injury in a motor vehicle accident in Kelowna or a restaurant in Coquitlam, personal injury lawyers will work to ensure you receive due compensation for your pain and suffering and to cover the costs … Continued
There are many factors to consider when estate planning in British Columbia. This is especially true if you’re a small business owner. When Estate planning you must keep your small business in mind in order to save your partners legal hassle, help to reduce taxes, and provide guidance for any heirs to your company. Hiring … Continued
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