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In This Issue - #244 June 2019

  1. Marriage-Like Relationships Come in Various Shapes
  2. The Perils of Probationary Periods
  3. Pre-incorporated Companies and Privity of Contract
  4. What If a Beneficiary Witnesses a Will? Is their Gift Invalid?
  5. All About Judicial Case Conferences
  6. Beneficiary Actions on Behalf of the Estate
  7. Insurance Deductibles: Without Proper Notice, They Aren’t Payable
  8. Angela Price-Stephens Appointed to Board of Directors of CMHA
  9. UBCO Medical Science Student Celine Edwards Graduates with $10,000 Pushor Mitchell Gold Medal Leadership Prize
  10. Pushor Mitchell Sponsors Wednesday Night Showcase at Parks Alive!
  11. Opera Under the Stars Presented by Pushor Mitchell
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1. Marriage-Like Relationships Come in Various Shapes

by Angela Price-Stephens

Connor Estate 2017 confirms that marriage-like relationships can exist where one member of such relationship is already married. ...

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Angela Price-Stephens
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2. The Perils of Probationary Periods

by Colin Edstrom

Employers frequently misunderstand their obligations when dismissing probationary employees. ...

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Colin Edstrom
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3. Pre-incorporated Companies and Privity of Contract

by Jeremy Burgess

Privty of contract is the notion that only parties to a contract may receive the benefits of or may be called upon to perform the obligations of a contract. ...

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Jeremy Burgess
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4. What If a Beneficiary Witnesses a Will? Is their Gift Invalid?

by Vanessa DeDominicis

The Wills, Estates and Succession Act (“WESA”) states at section 40 and 43 as follows: 40 (1) Signing witnesses to a will-maker’s signature must be 19 years of age or older; (2) A person signing may witness a will even though he or she ma ...

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Vanessa DeDominicis
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5. All About Judicial Case Conferences

by Leneigh Bosdet

A Judicial Case Conference is usually the first step in a family law case after you have filed your claim. ...

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Leneigh Bosdet
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6. Beneficiary Actions on Behalf of the Estate

by Angela Price-Stephens

Section 151 of the Wills, Estate and Succession Act allows a beneficiary or intestate successor (someone who may inherit if there is no Will) to apply to the Court for leave to bring an action. ...

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Angela Price-Stephens
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7. Insurance Deductibles: Without Proper Notice, They Aren’t Payable

by Jeremy Burgess

It is no secret that insurers are motivated to find ways to deny part or all of a claim. ...

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Jeremy Burgess
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8. Angela Price-Stephens Appointed to Board of Directors of CMHA

by Pushor Mitchell LLP

Angela is a committed advocate for mental health wellness and has volunteered hundred of hours in recent years. ...

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9. UBCO Medical Science Student Celine Edwards Graduates with $10,000 Pushor Mitchell Gold Medal Leadership Prize

by Pushor Mitchell LLP

Celine Edwards receives the Pushor Mitchell LLP Gold Medal Leadership Prize. ...

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10. Pushor Mitchell Sponsors Wednesday Night Showcase at Parks Alive!

by Pushor Mitchell LLP

Parks Alive! provides live outdoor entertainment all summer long and Pushor Mitchell is proud to sponsor the Wednesday Night Showcase series featuring Amplify “BC Spotlight” artists*: July 3 – Bluegrass* July 10 – Night of Var ...

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11. Opera Under the Stars Presented by Pushor Mitchell

by Pushor Mitchell LLP

Pushor Mitchell is proud to support arts in our community and to be the presenting sponsor of Opera Under the Stars on July 31st at 8.30 pm in the UBCO campus courtyard. This concert performed by Opera Kelowna is free, however online pre-registration ...

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