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.

FH&P lawyers’ Colin Flannigan gives guidelines on Tuesday Morning Law Talk on AM 1150 with Phil Johnson.

April 12th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

So you’ve been appointed Power of Attorney; what next? “Initially, forget the honor of being appointed” says Colin, “Focus, instead, on what the needs of the donor are. This includes financial…

Kelowna Cyclist Rights, Responsibilities, and what to do if you're in an Accident

April 1st, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

As a cyclist, it’s important that you take the proper safety precautions, are aware of the rules of the road, and know your rights and how to protect yourself in the event that you are in a motor…

Is Mediation for me? When to resort to alternative dispute resolution

March 7th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

Legal proceedings can be long, expensive, and time consuming. There is an alternative or complementary process which may allow parties in a dispute to settle it faster and cheaper than going to…

FH&P Lawyers LLP welcome the clients of Schwartz & Co.

February 27th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

The team here at FH&P Lawyers LLP want to extend their congratulations to Steven Schwartz on his appointed to the Supreme Court of B.C. as a Master of the Court by the Government of British Columbia.

FH&P Lawyers celebrates decades of staff dedication at Yvonne Gramiak and Carroll Barker's anniversary party

February 22nd, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

Loyal and dedicated staff are a major pillar for the firm’s long standing success.

FH&P Lawyers LLP welcomes Murray Bye to the firm

February 20th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

FH&P Lawyers LLP is pleased to announce Murray Bye has joined the team as our Chief Operating Officer.

Proudly Serving the Okanagan for Over a Century

February 7th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

​FH&P Lawyers LLP can trace its ancestry back in time to before Kelowna was incorporated as a city in 1905.

Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act: Direct Sales, Distance Sales and Prepaid Purchase Cards

February 5th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

It’s a classic scenario — someone rings your doorbell or calls your home to ‘make you an offer you can’t refuse’ on a product or service that they are selling. Whether it’s a robust cable package, a…

From meditation to mediation: How Kristin Greenough maintains a balance of Yoga and the law

January 30th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

As far as settings go, a lawyer’s office and a yoga studio seem oxymoronic, an unspoken rule forbidding one from entering the space of the other. FH&P’s Kristin Greenough, however, refutes this…

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Covid-19: What will happen to my real estate deal?

In light of the Covid 19 crisis, many parties are concerned about whether or not their real estate deals will be able to complete. What happens if the banks close? What happens if the Land Title Office shuts down, or my lawyer’s office has to close? Or what if I’m ordered into quarantine?

COVID and Your Contract

You may have heard of so-called “Act of God” clauses as they relate to contracts. These provisions are more formally known as force majeure clauses. You may have such a clause in a contract and wonder whether it is applicable during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What employers need to know about COVID-19

The starting place for any discussion is that employers are obligated to provide a safe working environment pursuant to occupational health and safety legislation.