The FH&P Lawyers LLP team congratulates Dylan Switzer for his nomination in the Kelowna Top Forty Under 40.
It is an annual tradition for my family to go to the mall in the fall and purchase our annual season ski passes. We get our pictures taken (and I have kept our passes for every year – they show the…
What to do when the Courts are closed?
On March 18, 2020 the Supreme Court of British Columbia announced the suspension of regular operations at all courthouses in BC. This unprecedented move underscored a commitment to the health and safety of all British Columbians – the people who need to come to court and the people who work in our courthouses. Only essential and urgent applications are being heard in criminal and family cases (including matters related to COVID-19 and public safety).
Commercial Leasing for Tenants during Covid-19
For most business owners, entering into and abiding by a commercial lease is a standard part of running a business. Most business owners have seen their businesses through ups and downs, times of boom and times of bust – these are simply part of running a business, resourceful business owners are able to find their way out. However, the shut down we’re currently witnessing presents real problems that even the most resourceful business owner won’t be able to navigate – how is anyone supposed to cover their lease payments when they’re not able to operate their business?
Parenting Time During the COVID-19 Pandemic
If you have kids and you are separated or divorced from the other parent of those kids, there is a good chance you have an Agreement of some sort (written or unwritten) or a Court Order outlining how you and that other parent share time and responsibilities for your kids. You may be wondering what, if any impact, the pandemic has on that Agreement or Court Order.