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Incapacity planning for a loved one
Incapacity planning for a loved one

August 26, 2021 Generally speaking, there are two legal documents to have when planning for incapacity.

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What if a parent passes without a Will?
What if a parent passes without a Will?

August 19, 2021 Partner Heidi Taylor discusses a real life situation that came across her desk recently.

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When a long time partner dies without a Will
When a long time partner dies without a Will

August 12, 2021 The Wills, Estates & Succession Act dictates where your estate goes if you don't have a Will.

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What Can You Do If The Power Of Attorney Is Causing Issues?
What Can You Do If The Power Of Attorney Is Causing Issues?

August 05, 2021 Its a frequent question our estate litigation team deals with if someone is abusing their privileges

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How Do You Challenge A Will And How Long Do You Have?
How Do You Challenge A Will And How Long Do You Have?

July 29, 2021 It's a common question when dealing with estate litigation and situations can vary as Kevin Cheung explains

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Watch - Who And How Can Someone Vary A Will In BC
Watch - Who And How Can Someone Vary A Will In BC

July 22, 2021 British Columbia is unique when it comes to varying a will and who can actually request to do it

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Dealing With An Estate Of A Family Member With Dementia
Dealing With An Estate Of A Family Member With Dementia

July 15, 2021 When it comes to estate litigation what happens if your relative is suffering from the late stages of dementia

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WATCH - How do you Vary a Will during Estate Litigation
WATCH - How do you Vary a Will during Estate Litigation

July 08, 2021 It's a common question when dealing with the distribution of an estate once a family member passes

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Power Of Attorney: Definitions And Guidelines
Power Of Attorney: Definitions And Guidelines

June 17, 2019 A Power of Attorney is a document that allows you to appoint a person or organization to manage your financial affairs and some legal matters in the occasion that you become unable to do so.

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Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 14, 2021 Honour the age-old tradition of carving a pumpkin, win prizes and help a local charity of your choice

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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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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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Lewis Nguyen Joins FH&P Lawyers
Lewis Nguyen Joins FH&P Lawyers

October 18, 2021 He joins FH&P Lawyers from Vancouver and the lower mainland, where he has been practicing since getting called to the Bar in 2004.

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Pieces of an Estate Plan
Pieces of an Estate Plan

October 14, 2021 A Will is only one piece of your entire estate plan. Having all the pieces protects your "stuff" even more.

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Make-A-Will Week - Fighting Family Members
Make-A-Will Week - Fighting Family Members

October 08, 2021 There are many reasons why family members will argue or fight when it comes to your estate after you have passed. Planning can help avoid these situations.

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Make-A-Will Week - What Happens To The Kids?
Make-A-Will Week - What Happens To The Kids?

October 07, 2021 If you would pass away leaving behind young kids, a Will sets up guidelines for your executor.

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Make-A-Will Week - How often to review
Make-A-Will Week - How often to review

October 06, 2021 Now that a Will has been created and customized how often should it be looked at or changed?

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Save Money With These Dos & Don'ts
Save Money With These Dos & Don'ts

October 05, 2021 Following some simple "Dos & Dont's" when meeting with your lawyer can save you money.

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Make-A-Will Week - The Cost of a Will
Make-A-Will Week - The Cost of a Will

October 05, 2021 During Make-A-Will Week in BC, a common question is "How much does a Will cost?

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Make-A-Will Week - Passing Without A Will
Make-A-Will Week - Passing Without A Will

October 04, 2021 What happens to your estate if you do not have a Will in place prior to you dying?

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