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....

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

Posted in Blog, Featured Articles, Real Estate

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....

Legal Tests For Mental Capacity

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Our annual Law Society fees include some funds set aside for the Vancouver Bar Association’s work on a magazine called “The Advocate”. It’s a monthly publication sent to BC lawyers which includes a lot of litigation related articles, with the odd nugget thrown in for....

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