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Video - The Difference Between A Builder's And Mechanic's Lien
Video - The Difference Between A Builder's And Mechanic's Lien

June 04, 2021 Associate David Horvath explains to his clients is the differences between a Builder's Lien versus a Mechanic's Lien.

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Video - The Difference Between Home & Building Inspections
Video - The Difference Between Home & Building Inspections

May 21, 2021 A frequently asked question our clients ask is, what is the difference between a home inspection and a building inspection?

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Video - Having An Agreement For A Construction Project
Video - Having An Agreement For A Construction Project

May 13, 2021 It's not really necessary to have a construction project agreement, until an issue arises

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Video - Should You Have A Contract For Your Project?
Video - Should You Have A Contract For Your Project?

May 06, 2021 With every construction project different, should one have a contract before moving forward?

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Video - The Builders Lien Act
Video - The Builders Lien Act

April 29, 2021 Having a Builders Lien creates the rights and obligations between contractors and subcontractors but how do you file a lien?

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Video - Should I Hire A Licenced Contractor?
Video - Should I Hire A Licenced Contractor?

April 22, 2021 A common question that often comes up in the construction business is whether or not to have a licenced contractor for your project. Associate Counsel Ian McAndrews in our Penticton office explains.

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Video - Tenant And Travel Medical Insurance
Video - Tenant And Travel Medical Insurance

March 18, 2021 They are two types of insurance you must have whether you are renting or if you are planning to travel when it is safe

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Video - Options If You Missed The Lien Period
Video - Options If You Missed The Lien Period

September 23, 2020 Missed the 45 day lien period, now what? How to secure any funds that you may be owed. Here are some options

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Is Mediation For Me? When To Resort To Alternative Dispute Resolution
Is Mediation For Me? When To Resort To Alternative Dispute Resolution

March 07, 2019 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 trial: Mediation.

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Season Of Giving Calendar

November 19, 2021 An incredible fundraiser in Kelowna with donations benefiting the KGH's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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Annual Terry Fox Run
Annual Terry Fox Run

September 16, 2021 FH&P Lawyers will partake in the annual Terry Fox Run. Whether running, walking or riding it's “one day, your way!”

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FH&P Awards John M. Hannah Memorial Bursary
FH&P Awards John M. Hannah Memorial Bursary

September 09, 2021 Each year FH&P Lawyers hand out the John M. Hannah Memorial Bursary Award to one lucky post-secondary student.

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Welcome Clarissa Lester
Welcome Clarissa Lester

August 17, 2021 Clarissa Lester joins FH&P Lawyers as an articled student effective immediately

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Our lawyers lend their expertise and knowledge in the blog posts below. They will keep you up to date and informed on the latest news and information centered around legal matters close to home and across the country.

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The Next Steps for an Executor

December 01, 2021 As an Executor of a Will, what are the first few steps you need to take once that person passes away?

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Looking at the Law after a natural disaster
Looking at the Law after a natural disaster

November 30, 2021 Capital gains exemptions, insurance claims in the face of a natural disaster and a force majeure clause in this episode.

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Introducing the Electronic Will
Introducing the Electronic Will

November 18, 2021 Starting December 1st, 2021 BC will introduce Electronic Wills to the Wills, Estate & Succession Act

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Obtaining Title Insurance For Your Property
Obtaining Title Insurance For Your Property

November 16, 2021 Having title insurance for either your residential or commercial property is very important in the Okanagan.

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Creating a Plan to Achieve Your Canadian Immigration Goals
Creating a Plan to Achieve Your Canadian Immigration Goals

November 12, 2021 Attend the virtual workshop discussing immigration to Canada and/or sponsoring a family member

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Real estate buyer fatigue
Real estate buyer fatigue

November 10, 2021 After an extremely hot market in the Okanagan, home buyers are starting to feel the fatigue of bidding wars.

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Storing Your Estate Planning Documents
Storing Your Estate Planning Documents

November 03, 2021 Once you have your estate planning documents completed, where should you store them?

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Getting a Head Start on your Mortgage
Getting a Head Start on your Mortgage

November 02, 2021 Having a mortgage broker on your side when purchasing real estate in the Okanagan is so important

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Appointing a Power of Attorney
Appointing a Power of Attorney

October 20, 2021 You must appoint your agent while you are still of sound mind and still capable of understanding your assets and your obligations.

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Should Employers Mandate a Vaccine Policy?
Should Employers Mandate a Vaccine Policy?

October 19, 2021 It's a hot topic right now and something employers are dealing with in their business. Is a mandate appropriate?

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