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Express Entry Permanent Residency Fully Re-Opens
Express Entry Permanent Residency Fully Re-Opens

July 13, 2022 Canada's Express Entry Permanent Residency Programs re-open after more than 18 months.

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Immigration During a Pandemic
Immigration During a Pandemic

June 28, 2022 The affects of COVID-19 continue to make things challenging to secure foreign workers for Okanagan business

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Immigration Appeal Division Upholds Virtual Relationships
Immigration Appeal Division Upholds Virtual Relationships

June 06, 2022 With times changing and relationships looking different from previous years, their genuineness is now being questioned

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Overturning a Removal Order
Overturning a Removal Order

May 20, 2022 Associate Counsel Marvin Geekie successfully helps a BC man to stay in Canada after ordered to leave the country

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The Crisis In Ukraine
The Crisis In Ukraine

March 24, 2022 FH&P Lawyers and the Immigration department has taken on a leadership role in trying to help those fleeing war

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Canadian immigration measures for Ukraine citizens
Canadian immigration measures for Ukraine citizens

March 01, 2022 Canada has announced measures to support Ukrainian citizens currently in Canada and abroad

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Canada Immigration Targets for 2022
Canada Immigration Targets for 2022

February 17, 2022 Recently the Federal Immigration Minister announced lofty goals for Immigration over the next three years

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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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Immigrating To Canada Post Pandemic
Immigrating To Canada Post Pandemic

August 03, 2021 With restrictions easing there is some confusing immigration exceptions on who and when people can come to Canada

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At FH&P Lawyers we are proud and passionate members of the Okanagan serving and contributing meaningfully to the community in which we live, work & play. As a Firm, we aim to add value to our employees, and the local community, through our involvement with community and charity groups, corporate sponsorship, time investment of our people on Boards and Committees; and through participation at various “Community Days”.

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FH&P Lawyers Recognized As One Of The Top 3 Law Firms in Best of Kelowna 2024

May 30, 2024 FH&P Lawyers wins bronze in the Best of Kelowna 2024, celebrating our dedication to exceptional legal services and community support. Thank you to our clients, and congratulations to all the winners!

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Best of Penticton 2024: Vote Now!
Best of Penticton 2024: Vote Now!

May 07, 2024 FH&P Lawyers is excited to have made it to the voting stage of "Best of Penticton 2024"! We are so grateful for your support and would really appreciate your vote to recognize us as the "Best Law Firm"…

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Best of Kelowna 2024: Vote Now!
Best of Kelowna 2024: Vote Now!

May 07, 2024 Thank you, Kelowna! FH&P Lawyers is thrilled to be a contender for the Best Law Firm in Best of Kelowna 2024! We have our very own Dylan Switzer and Nancy Ling in the running for "Best Lawyer" as well!

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Wendy Cheung joins the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association's Mental Wellness Task Force
Wendy Cheung joins the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association's Mental Wellness Task Force

December 18, 2023 Wendy Cheung joins CBABC's ( British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association) Mental Wellness Task Force, focusing on mental health advocacy and resource development in the legal field. Her role…

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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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Get to know David Horvath | Estate Litigator

June 19, 2024 In this engaging video, Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill from FH&P Lawyers introduce David Horvath, an Estate Litigator with the firm. David discusses his nearly six-year tenure at FH&P Lawyers, his journey from Hungary to becoming a lawyer, and his passion for helping people through estate litigation. He explains the intricacies of estate litigation, including resolving disputes over wills and estates. David also highlights his ability to serve Hungarian-speaking clients, adding a unique dimension to his practice. Tanvir and Clay emphasize the full-service nature of FH&P Lawyers and their capability to provide legal services in multiple languages. Watch the video to learn more about David Horvath and how he can assist with your estate litigation needs.

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Wills and Estate Litigation
Wills and Estate Litigation

May 29, 2024 In this FH&P Lawyers Law Talk episode, Clay Williams, Tanvir Gill, and David Horvath discuss estate disputes, focusing on disinheritance cases. They explain the legal recourse for disinherited children…

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Get to know Shane Gardner - Sword for Hire
Get to know Shane Gardner - Sword for Hire

May 09, 2024 Featuring Clay Williams and Shane Gardner from FH&P Lawyers, this podcast discusses Shane's role as an associate specializing in construction litigation. Shane shares his background in construction, his…

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The Implied Duty Of Good Faith In Commercial Contracts
The Implied Duty Of Good Faith In Commercial Contracts

April 10, 2024 This Law Talk Podcast episode by FH&P Lawyers explores the crucial role of the implied duty of good faith in commercial contracts through landmark cases and insights.

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2024 Budget Changes: Real Estate, Home Taxes and Rentals
2024 Budget Changes: Real Estate, Home Taxes and Rentals

March 28, 2024 Explore the impact of the 2024 budget on real estate with FH&P Lawyers' Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill. Dive into the BC Land Owner Transparency Registry updates, now offering free searches to uncover indirect…

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How Fires Affect Real Estate Deals
How Fires Affect Real Estate Deals

March 26, 2024 In this FH&P Lawyers Law Talk Podcast, Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill delve into the effects of Kelowna's worst fire season on real estate. They explore how wildfires disrupt deals, the importance of insurance,…

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Claiming Convention Refugee Status in Canada – A Case Summary
Claiming Convention Refugee Status in Canada – A Case Summary

February 28, 2024 A person can seek "Convention Refugee" status in Canada if they are afraid of persecution in their home country due to their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political…

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Mediation: Down To The Nitty-Gritty
Mediation: Down To The Nitty-Gritty

February 23, 2024 Alternative Dispute Resolution with FH&P Lawyers LLP, 'Rooted in Community, Ready to Help.' Discover expert insights from Wendy Cheung on effective negotiation and arbitration strategies for conflict resolution.…

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Kelowna's Short Term Rentals Landscape
Kelowna's Short Term Rentals Landscape

February 16, 2024 Hosts Clay Williams, Partner, and Tanvir Gill, Associate take a look at Kelowna's evolving real estate legal scene with the latest "Very controversial and wide-ranging measure" the government is taking…

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Alternative Corporate Dispute Resolution: What is it? Is it right for me?
Alternative Corporate Dispute Resolution: What is it? Is it right for me?

February 16, 2024 Dive into FH&P Lawyers LLP's guide on Alternative Dispute Resolution, 'Rooted in Community, Ready to Help.' Our latest piece by Wendy Cheung illuminates effective, client-centred mediation and arbitration…

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