Legal Insights

Employment Law

With Advance Polls now closed, your final opportunity to vote in the upcoming federal election will be on October 21, 2019. Here are answers to some common questions about employee rights and employer responsibilities when it comes to voting: Read more.

Wills & Estates Planning

In a recent BC Supreme Court case, a couple with six children left the bulk of a $9 million estate to their two sons and left a small balance to be split among the four daughters. The court changed the terms of this will to provide a fairer and more equitable distribution for the daughters. Read More

Personal Injury

On April 1st of this year, legislative changes introduced by the NDP government came into effect, ushering in a new regime of motor vehicle injury compensation. David Eby, the minister responsible for ICBC, was behind the changes that will negatively impact the ability of victims of car accidents to receive proper and fair compensation. Read more.

Business Law

Before you start a business in BC, be sure you know that having a business is right for you. Not only will it require more of your time than if you were working for another company, but you will also need to allow for expenses such as registration, incorporation, start-up fees, supply and equipment purchases and marketing. Creating a plan helps outline your goals. Read more.

Family Law

Do you know someone who came to Canada to marry their same-sex partner but now wants a divorce? Would existing laws take care of this? Read more for insights.