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Applications to Cancel Default Judgment

According to the BC Supreme Court Civil Rules, it is relatively simple to obtain a default judgement. In instances where a defendant has failed to respond to the plaintiff’s claim by filing the relevant documentation within the time limit, a plaintiff can apply for a default order. Should the plaintiff succeed in their request for … Read post

Vaccine Mandates: Resignation, Termination, and Severance

In August 2021, the government of British Columbia introduced Vaccine Passports which are now required for certain recreational and social activities throughout the province. Some workplaces in BC are now also requiring their employees to be vaccinated in order to remain employed. This has prompted many questions for both employers and employees about their legal … Read post

Conveyancing Real Estate in BC: Your Guide to the Basics

Buying or selling a home is often described as one of the most important transactions in a person’s life. There are many specific steps that need to be followed from a legal standpoint to ensure the transaction completes successfully. This blog post is intended to provide you with a better understanding of the legal steps … Read post

Demand Letters: A Way to Assert Your Legal Rights

In British Columbia (BC), demand letters are a common form of communication which are used to settle a matter outside of court. Demand Letters can be sent to an opposing party to demand payment of monies owed as an alternative or prior step to initiating legal proceedings. This article will provide information on the basics … Read post

The Conveyancing Process in BC: A Step by Step Guide

Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring real estate from one party to another. Buying or selling a home is often described as one of the most important transactions of your life. From a legal standpoint, there are many specific steps to go through, and it can be easy to get lost in the details. … Read post

Protect Your Property with Title Insurance

Buying a home is an exciting time! Perhaps you have finally found the perfect place to call your own, and you are ready to make an offer. What you may not consider is that there are many potential pitfalls to avoid when purchasing property. To help protect yourself, you may purchase title insurance, which may … Read post

Marriage Agreements

Marriage Agreements, also called “Prenuptial Agreements” or “Prenups” are generally entered into by couples looking to establish their individual financial and property rights before marriage. These agreements may also list the manner in which assets, debts and liabilities will be handled during the marriage. The family law lawyers at Solimano Law can assist in preparing … Read post

Exclusive Occupancy

Who gets to stay in the Family Home after a separation? Living together after separation is not always possible for all couples, especially in circumstances where there is serious conflict or a risk of violence. If living together is no longer an option, many separated couples will be faced with the contentious question of who … Read post

Cohabitation Agreement

Cohabitation Agreements are legal documents which list the legal responsibilities and rights of unmarried couples living together. These agreements are also called “Living Together Agreements” or “Common-law Agreements” and tend to focus on the manner in which assets, property, and cash will be split in the event that the relationship comes to an end. Cohabitation … Read post

Grounds for Divorce in BC

To end/dissolve a marriage in British Columbia – You need to apply for and be granted a Divorce Order in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. To be granted a Divorce Order, you will need to show the Court that there has been a breakdown of your marriage. The following is an overview of the … Read post