Having a Complete Estate Plan

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The Canadian Bar Association recently published some information on the basic importance of having a complete estate plan: http://www.cba.org/bc/public_media/wills/176.aspx. To be frank, your estate plan is something that should definitely not be taken lightly, despite the emotional cloud looming overhead that can often be a....

Narrowing Aboriginal Land Claims

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Here's a great article we found discussiing the  B.C. Court of Appeal’s decision in Roger William v. British Columbia which has narrowed Aboriginal land claim rights. We are expecting this to be appealed by the Supreme Court of Canada. http://business.financialpost.com/2012/07/18/court-narrows-claim-to-specific-land-areas/ photo credit: Michelle Siu/The Canadian Press....

What We Can Learn From Celebrity Estate Planning Gone Wrong

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Original article @ Forbes.com Have you seen the new “all-star” celebrity line up of Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice? Admit it.  Like many Americans, you may feel a guilty pleasure watching celebrities make silly mistakes on national television. While it’s mostly entertainment, there is one area where learning about....

Business Leases – Parking Issues

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A lease agreement for a business premise is one of the more complicated documents a business owner will encounter. Many issues are covered it a lease agreement some of which are often overlooked during the negotiation process. Overlooking minor issues during lease negotiations can lead....

Estate Planning Your Title

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When purchasing a home, you will need to decide how to register your title. This will involve at least some basic estate planning choices being made. The most common option is for spouses to register as joint tenants. This means they will each own an undivided....

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