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In This Issue - #201 November 30, 2015

  1. Steven Wilson Appointed a Master of the Supreme Court of British Columbia
  2. Tom Fellhauer Re-Elected as the Bencher of the BC Law Society for the Okanagan
  3. Can A Beneficiary Refuse An Inheritance?
  4. Terminated? Laid Off? Dismissed? 7 Factors in Assessing Severance Pay
  5. British Columbia Removing Financial Barriers for Persons with Disabilities on Assistance
  6. “How Do We Divide Our Property if We Separate?”- The Basics of Property Division Under the Family Law Act
  7. Is There A Cap On The Amount Of Injury Compensation I Am Entitled To?
  8. Leasing First Nations Lands from a Locatee
  9. Pushor Mitchell’s Brent Coyne Wins in BC Court of Appeal
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1. Steven Wilson Appointed a Master of the Supreme Court of British Columbia

by Pushor Mitchell LLP

Steven Wilson has been appointed a master of the Supreme Court of B.C. ...

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2. Tom Fellhauer Re-Elected as the Bencher of the BC Law Society for the Okanagan

by Pushor Mitchell LLP

Tom Fellhauer has been re-elected by acclamation as the Bencher of the BC Law Society for the Okanagan District. ...

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3. Can A Beneficiary Refuse An Inheritance?

by Vanessa DeDominicis

Seems unlikely, right? But it does happen – sometimes people don’t want to inherit money for a variety of reasons. ...

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Vanessa DeDominicis
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4. Terminated? Laid Off? Dismissed? 7 Factors in Assessing Severance Pay

by Pushor Mitchell LLP

We've all heard one of the following stories... An employee in heavy industry is laid off because of a downturn in the economy. Or an office worker is let go because she doesn't get along with her supervisor. ...

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5. British Columbia Removing Financial Barriers for Persons with Disabilities on Assistance

by Paul Mitchell, Q.C.

Beginning Dec. 1, 2015, the amount of assets that people receiving disability assistance may hold without losing eligibility for assistance will rise. ...

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Paul Mitchell, Q.C.
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6. “How Do We Divide Our Property if We Separate?”- The Basics of Property Division Under the Family Law Act

by Leneigh Bosdet

The Family Law Act changed the law in BC in several ways and one of the most significant ways is property division on the breakdown of a spousal relationship. ...

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Leneigh Bosdet
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7. Is There A Cap On The Amount Of Injury Compensation I Am Entitled To?

by Greg Pratch

In a personal injury claim, whether your claim arises as a result of a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall or some other unfortunate event, compensation can be pursued for things like pain and suffering. ...

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Greg Pratch
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8. Leasing First Nations Lands from a Locatee

by Andrea East

This is an update to my Dec 22, 2009 article, incorporating the changes to INAC’s locatee leasing policy. ...

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Andrea East
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11. Pushor Mitchell’s Brent Coyne Wins in BC Court of Appeal

by Pushor Mitchell LLP

A recent decision by the British Columbia Court of Appeal in Radcliffe v. The Owners, Strata Plan KAS1436, illustrates the duty of fair dealing which strata corporations owe to the members they serve. ...

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