In This Issue - #173 July 31, 2013

  1. Alf Kempf Named New President Of Okanagan College Foundation 
  2. Another Great Reason To Choose Pushor Mitchell - Wesley Forgione 
  3. Monthly Lawyer Profile - Mark Danielson 
  4. I’m Injured! Should I Hire A lawyer? 
  5. The Lingo Of Litigation - The Sequel 
  6. Do I Have To Disclose The Entire Employee File? 
  7. Who Pays The Bill? 
  8. Real Estate Commissions Not Deductible In The Valuation of Family Property: The BC Court Of Appeal Weighs In 
  9. Interested In Immigration To British Columbia Permanently? 
  10. Nice Try 
  11. Department Of Finance Consults On Proposed Changes To Taxation Of Trusts 
  12. Interesting Transaction - From Our Brain Injury Group 
  13. Seventy Complimentary Pushor Mitchell Seminars 
  14. In The Community – Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon Volunteers 
  15. Legal Lite - Woman Arrested For Kissing Cop On The Nose 

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1. Alf Kempf Named New President Of Okanagan College Foundation

Our own Alf Kempf has been appointed the President of the Okanagan College Foundation.  Alf joined the Board last year sitting as Chair of the Advancement Committee and Vice President prior to becoming President.

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2. Another Great Reason To Choose Pushor Mitchell - Wesley Forgione

Pushor Mitchell is pleased to welcome Wesley Forgione to the firm as an Associate Lawyer.

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3. Monthly Lawyer Profile - Mark Danielson

Why did you become a lawyer?

Truthfully, I was about to finish my undergraduate degree and I hadn’t decided what to do next. My parents suggested that I follow my sister’s course and attend law school, and so I applied.

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4. I’m Injured! Should I Hire A lawyer? - by Greg Pratch

One of the questions I get asked most often is "When do I know I need a lawyer?" or "How long after sustaining an injury should I wait to consult a lawyer?"

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5. The Lingo Of Litigation - The Sequel - by Alfred Kempf*

In a previous article I talked about phrases used early in the litigation process. In this article I will talk about some of the terms that come up later in the process.

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6. Do I Have To Disclose The Entire Employee File? - by Keri Grenier

If you are an employer in British Columbia, chances are that at some point in time you will be asked by ICBC, an employee or a representative of an employee (such as an employee’s lawyer in a personal injury claim) for a copy of an employee’s personnel file.

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7. Who Pays The Bill? - by Wesley Forgione

In my opinion and personal experience with divorce, parenting coordinators (“PC”) are a welcome addition to the current legislative Family Law Regime in British Columbia.

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8. Real Estate Commissions Not Deductible In The Valuation of Family Property: The BC Court Of Appeal Weighs In - by Taryn Moore*

In negotiating the settlement of family property and asset division in a family law matter, particularly in relation to the valuation of the family home, parties often argue about whether or not the parties should deduct real estate commissions when one party is looking to buy the other’s interest in the home.

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9. Interested In Immigration To British Columbia Permanently? - by Sandra Hakanson

Foreign Nationals interested in permanently immigrating to British Columbia may qualify under the British Columbia Provincial Nomination Program (the “BC PNP”) Regional Investor Stream.

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10. Nice Try - by Alfred Kempf*

An employer tried to reduce its severance pay obligation by ceasing payments to a terminated employee when he found new employment.

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11. Department Of Finance Consults On Proposed Changes To Taxation Of Trusts - by Melodie Lind

In the 2013 Federal Budget, the Department of Finance announced that it was going to consult with the public on proposed changes to the Income Tax Act regarding the taxation of certain trusts and estates.

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12. Interesting Transaction - From Our Brain Injury Group - by Paul Mitchell, Q.C.

Paul Mitchell Q.C. settled a serious brain injury case for a client in Vancouver. The Vancouver resident slipped on a piece of fruit in an aisle of commercial retail food premises in Vancouver, and sustained a very severe brain injury.

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13. Seventy Complimentary Pushor Mitchell Seminars

The lawyers at Pushor Mitchell have seventy complimentary seminars available that range in length from 20 to 45 minutes.

www.pushormitchell.com/seminars

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14. In The Community – Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon Volunteers

Pushor Mitchell LLP is proud to once again be the title sponsor for the 2013 Ke lowna Apple Triathlon.

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15. Legal Lite - Woman Arrested For Kissing Cop On The Nose

Woman Arrested for Kissing Cop on the Nose

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