The Case for Excluded Property under the Family Law Act

February 27th, 2017 by Heidi Taylor

Since the new Family Law Act ... the courts have been wrestling with the legislature's intent behind ‘excluded property’ claims. One of these issues is whether funds initially received by a spouse as…

Constructive Dismissal Revisited

February 21st, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

While employers have a general right to manage the workplace, they do not have a general right to unilaterally alter important terms in the employment contract. A constructive dismissal arises where…

Employment Agreement Pitfalls

February 14th, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

Written employment agreements can benefit both employers and employees. They provide clarity about each party’s entitlements and obligations. Perhaps because of this, written employment agreements…

(AUDIO) Colin Edstrom Discusses Employment Discrimination

February 7th, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

Colin Edstrom Discusses Employment Discrimination with AM1150.

When a Company is an Employee - Court Outlines Modern Approach to Employment Releationship

February 3rd, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

The modern workplace is changing and with it the court’s notion of who is an independent contractor and who is an employee. The consequence of this evolution in understanding can have significant…

(AUDIO) Colin Flannigan Discusses Estate Planning, Advanced Care Planning and Physician Assisted Suicide

January 31st, 2017 by Colin Flannigan

Colin Flannigan Discusses Estate Planning, Advanced Care Planning and Physician Assisted Suicide with AM1150.

First Time Home Buyers Presentation - January 11, 2017

January 9th, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

Our Clay Williams will be part of a presentation for First Time Home Buyers at the Re/Max offices at 1 – 100 1553 Harvey Ave. Kelowna, B.C. on January 11, 2017 at 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

(AUDIO) Colin Flannigan Discusses Executor Obligations & Wills

January 3rd, 2017 by Colin Flannigan

(AUDIO) Colin Flannigan Discusses Executor Obligations & Wills with AM1150.

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Spotlight on: Andrea Meyes

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.

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 responsibility, health, relationships, property, and other such affairs”.

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

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 vehicle accident and need to take legal action.