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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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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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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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