A Guide to Real Estate Deposits

Buying a home is a significant investment, and the deposit is one of the most important aspects of the purchase. A deposit is a sum of money paid by the buyer to show their commitment to the purchase, and it is usually a percentage of the total price of the property. In most cases, the … Read post

Partition of Property

Jennie and John had been best friends since they were kids. So, when they both inherited a little bit of money from their grandparents, they decided to pool their resources and buy a piece of property together. They found the perfect spot – a piece of forest land near their homes – and bought it … Read post

COVID-19 Vaccination Disputes in B.C. Family Law

It is well known that the topic of vaccinations has a long and contested history. Despite many debates over the years, the issue of whether to vaccinate your children remains the center of many public health disputes. With a plethora of arguments for both sides readily available on the internet, the vaccination debate has also … Read post

7 Things to Think About when Purchasing Property in BC

Purchasing your first property is an achievement and a very exciting process! However, since it’s likely one of the largest transactions you’ve ever completed, there are a few things to think about when purchasing property. Contrary to popular belief, the process of purchasing a home doesn’t have to be overwhelming. So, if you’re at a … Read post

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