December 18th, 2018 by David Kemp

With so much discussion about the ramifications of the legalization of cannabis in Canada, why has so little dialogue centred around the unique opportunities available to establish cannabis ventures…


November 26th, 2018 by David Kemp

You've got the seeds of a million dollar business - maybe you've been growing weed for years and you've been developing new strains and varietals, maybe you've discovered the most efficient way to…

The Benefits of Incorporating Your Business

January 18th, 2018 by Dustin Merritt

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

(Audio) Dustin Merritt Discusses Franchise Business Law

March 7th, 2017 by Dustin Merritt

Dustin Merritt discusses franchise business law with AM1150.

(Audio) AM 1150 – Clay Williams – Wrongful Dismissal

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Listen to FH&P’s Clay Williams discuss wrongful dismissal.

(Audio) AM 1150 – Paul Johnson – Liability

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Listen to FH&P’s Paul Johnson discuss liability.

(Audio) AM 1150 – Shawn Speirs – Constructive Dismissal

May 28th, 2015 by FH&P Lawyers

Listen to FH&P’s Shawn Speirs discuss constructive dismissal.

The Four Kinds of Digital Assets

May 22nd, 2015 by Nancy Ling

Our daily transactions and interactions are increasingly done online and by email. Consider how many online accounts and passwords you have: Facebook, Instagram, Gmail, Netflix, Amazon, EBay, PayPal,…

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

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 the wishes of the will-maker. When drafting your will, what moral obligations do you keep in mind? Do strained social and familial ties serve as enough of a reason to cut certain people out of your will? If the reasons are seemingly discriminatory, (such as based on gender, race, sexuality, social class, or otherwise) does the court have the discretion to decide on your behalf? To understand the extent of your autonomy in your will, it is highly beneficial to understand the bounds of contemporary community standards in BC court.

Estate Grants - Administration

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 will (intestate). A Grant of Administration gives an administrator the official right and recognition to act on behalf of the estate.

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

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.