Moral Obligations When Writing your Will - Contemporary Standards of B.C.

July 31st, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

In most cases, a will-maker has testamentary autonomy, the complete freedom to dispose of one’s estate as they see fit. However, certain situations necessitate the involvement of the court to override…

Estate Grants - Administration

July 19th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

An estate grant of Administration is a grant by the Supreme Court appointing an individual to act as the administrator of the estate. This grant is typically necessary if the deceased dies without a…

How do I determine who will be my child's guardian?

July 11th, 2019 by Erin Cram

There are often challenges when someone dies without a Will, but it can be particularly problematic if the person who has died is a parent and guardian of a minor child.

Drafting a Will - Do's and Don'ts

July 4th, 2019 by Colin Flannigan

Writing a will is an essential step to planning the future of your assets, as well as ensuring your family and loved ones will always be taken care of. Wills allow you to maintain control of what…

Estate Grants: Grant of Probate

June 26th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

Probate is a process through which the court validates the authenticity of a will. Once the process is complete, the court issues a Grant of Probate. A Grant of Probate allows institutions to verify…

FH&P is the proud title sponsor for the Special Olympics program in Kelowna Fundraising Golf Classic for the 8th consecutive year

June 19th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

FH&P Lawyers is proud to continue our support of the Special Olympics program in Kelowna, as the title sponsor of the Fundraising Golf Classic for the 8th consecutive year.

Power of Attorney: definitions and guidelines

June 17th, 2019 by Colin Flannigan

A Power of Attorney is a document that allows you to appoint a person or organization to manage your financial affairs and some legal matters in the occasion that you become unable to do so. A Power…

FH&P Lawyers' David Kemp Appointed to Downtown Kelowna Board of Directors

June 5th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

FH&P Lawyers is pleased to announce the appointment of Associate Lawyer David Kemp to the Downtown Kelowna Association Board of Directors.

Mediation Part 2: Jill Dougans

April 30th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

Jill Dougans has been working as a mediator since 2003, and is a member in good standing with the Roster Society now called MediateBC. In addition to being a trial lawyer since 1987 Jill obtained a…

Spotlight on: Andrea Meyes

April 25th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

This past March, FH&P Lawyers had the pleasure of welcoming Andrea Meyes into the team as an articling student.

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How to exit your business successfully: Market proven strategies to maximize your after-tax proceeds and minimize your risk

This seminar is designed for business owners contemplating a succession plan for their business and wishing to maximize their after-tax proceeds.

Buying your first home? We’re here to help.

If you’re looking to purchase your first home this year, and you are unsure as to what steps to take before taking the leap of faith, we are here to help.

The Benefits of Incorporating Your Business

Incorporation offers a wide range of benefits for businesses of all sizes. Is incorporating the right option for your business?