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Changes to Law, Major Case Decisions, Industry Trends, & Other Legal Issues

Avoiding the “Big Hit” to your Pocketbook when Purchasing a Condominium or Townhome

By Jesse Bernhardt
Categories: Blog, Real Estate
The “Big Hit” to a Strata Lot owner’s pocketbook occurs when the Strata Corporation’s Operating Fund and Contingency Reserve Fund are not sufficient to repair, maintain and replace Common Property.

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Overplaying Your Hand: Risking Special Costs

By Jeremy Burgess
Categories: Blog, Litigation
When commencing a claim or a counterclaim, there is a temptation to throw every allegation at the wall just to see what sticks.

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BC Court Weighs in on Wills Variation Standing for Adopted Children

By Joni Metherell
In the recent decision, Boer v Mikaloff, the BC Supreme Court was faced with an interesting interpretation question under the relatively new Wills, Estate and Succession Act.

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The Benefits of Mediation in Family Law Disputes

By Monica McParland
Categories: Blog, Family Law
I am frequently asked by my family law clients if it is possible to resolve their family law disputes in a less adversarial and less formal way than the traditional litigation process.

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How Long Does Probate Of An Estate Take?

By Vanessa DeDominicis
“How long does Probate take?” isn't an easy question to answer as there are a myriad of factors that can delay or lengthen the Probate process.

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The Follies of Forum Shopping

By Jeremy Burgess
Categories: Blog, Litigation
In previous articles, I discussed the interactions between attornment, territorial competence, the forum of convenience and the law informing where litigation will proceed. These issues all intersected in the recent decision, Boyd v. Cook.

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Our Top 5 Articles in 2016

By Pushor Mitchell LLP
Categories: Blog
Our five most popular Pushor Mitchell articles in 2016.

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B.C. HOME Partnership Program

By Brian Stephenson
Categories: Blog, Real Estate
On December 15, 2016 the British Columbia Provincial Government released information on the B.C. Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program.

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So You Want to Go Public?

By Keith Inman
Categories: Blog, Securities
Deciding to become a publicly traded company is an extremely important decision that must be carefully considered by management of a company.

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