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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.

Personal Watercraft Alcohol, Injury And Safety

June 20, 2016 Paul Johnson discusses water safety, alcohol, and personal injury.

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Carolyn Cyfra To Serve On The CBA British Columbia Family Law - Okanagan Section

June 16, 2016 Carolyn Cyfra was recently appointed to serve as Secretary on the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) British Columbia Family Law - Okanagan Section.

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Cycling On The Streets Of Kelowna

June 16, 2016 Can cars and bikes share the road? Yes! But it requires an effort on both parts.

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Elder Law - You Can't Take It With You

June 16, 2016 Adult Caregivers The scenario starts out like this: an elderly parent is unable to care for themselves and an adult child moves in to help take care of them... A will that divides the estate equally may be challenged by an allegation that the caregiver abused their position through undue influence or abused a Power of Attorney given to them.

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Elder Caregivers And Elder Law.

June 09, 2016 Listen as FH&P Lawyers discuss elder caregivers and elder law.

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Last Will & Testament; What Counts As A Will?

May 25, 2016 The new Wills, Estates and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c. 13 (WESA) came into force on March 31, 2015. One of the changes to BC wills law that came along with WESA was the ability for the court to cure a 'record' that doesn't meet all the formalities of a proper will.

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How Parents With Special Needs Children Deal With Getting Old.

April 28, 2016 Listen as Jim Herperger discusses how parents with special needs children deal with getting old.

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Reasons For Judgment In Wrongful Dismissal Action

April 20, 2016 Mr. Williams successfully argued that his client had negotiated an oral fixed term employment contract

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The New Budget And How It Affects Seniors.

March 30, 2016 Listen as Jim Herperger discusses the the new Liberal budget, especially how it affects seniors.

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