Dad cut me out of the will — what are my options?

January 25th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

Dealing with the passing of a family member, especially a parent, is a painful and emotional process. What can make this process even more difficult is finding out that you were not included in their…

Wills for Westbank First Nations People Living on Reserve Land

May 14th, 2018 by FH&P Lawyers

Are you curious about the laws surrounding wills for Westbank First Nations people living on reserve land?

Is my foreign Will valid in BC?

March 28th, 2018 by FH&P Lawyers

In order to avoid frustration creating an Estate Plan in British Columbia, Canada, have your Will checked by a Wills lawyer to ensure it complies with Canadian formal requirements and de facto…

What are Life Estates

February 28th, 2018 by Nancy Ling

In these days of readily available information, there are many things that a person can figure out for themselves. However, much like auto repair and DIY home repairs, there is the potential to create…

How to Deal with Difficult Beneficiaries as an Estate Executor

January 8th, 2018 by Nancy Ling

Are you the executor of an estate who is struggling due to a poor relationship with the estate beneficiaries? Acting as the executor of an estate can be a difficult job. Unfortunately, it can be made…

Estate Planning for Germans Living in BC

November 24th, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

When it comes to Estate Planning, having certainty that your last wishes are executed is central.

​How to Write a Personalized Will

November 6th, 2017 by Nancy Ling

A person’s last will and testament can occasionally be as unique as the people who make them. While there is nothing wrong with leaving a personalized will, or making certain specific requests in your…

(Audio) Nancy Ling discusses ademption and abatement.

May 23rd, 2017 by Nancy Ling

Nancy Ling discusses ademption and abatement.

(Audio) Nancy Ling discusses survivorship as well as what happens when someone is presumed to be deceased.

May 2nd, 2017 by Nancy Ling

Nancy Ling discusses survivorship as well as what happens when someone is presumed to be deceased.

(Audio) Colin Flannigan discusses seniors in BC and poverty.

April 11th, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

Colin Flannigan discusses seniors in BC and poverty.

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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.