Legal Insights

Family Law

Child support is payable until a child reaches 19 years old and can continue past that age if the child is enrolled in full time post-secondary studies or is disabled and unable to be independent. Read more

Personal Injury

The Court of Appeal recently overturned a decision from a B.C. trial judgment in which a plaintiff’s claims for injuries, sustained in five motor vehicle accidents, had been dismissed on the presumed basis that her relatively serious symptoms were inconsistent with the low-impact nature of the accidents. Read more

Family Law

Introduced in May 2018 by the federal government, Bill C-78 proposes significant reforms to Canada’s Divorce Act. It is the first substantive revision of the Act in more than 20 years and is intended to modernize Canada’s family laws. Read More

Wills & Estates Planning

People often think that if they do not have a lot of assets, they do not need to make a Will or have an estate plan in place. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. Having a legal document in place that directs where your assets go and who will take care of your children in the event of your death could save a lot of time, trouble and cost down the road for loved ones. Read more

Wills & Estates Planning

Trusts are a valuable planning tool, particularly where a family has minor, disabled, or vulnerable children. Setting up a trust can provide peace of mind knowing that you have effectively planned for your family’s future. There are different types of trusts and not all trusts may suit your needs or be beneficial for your children, which is why you should always consult with a legal professional before you begin. Read more