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March 30, 2021

Estate Planning Trends – 2021

by: Veronica Manski In the not-so-new era of masked encounters and sanitized surfaces, many of us are still acutely aware of our vulnerabilities as we await the vaccine roll-out. Those who are young and healthy have only their liberty at […]

March 25, 2021

Medical Assistance in Dying – Where are We Now?

by: Richard Bell MAID Version 2.0 passes Parliament and the Senate. First a bit of history. Section 241 (b) of the Criminal Code previously created criminal liability for those who committed suicide or attempted suicide. In 1972 suicide was decriminalized […]

October 13, 2020

Disability Trusts: Three Factors to Consider

by: Veronica Manski Timely planning around the handling of assets after death is a responsible and honourable way to help your loved ones. It eliminates much of the stress that can accompany the death of a parent, spouse or sibling. […]

July 10, 2020

Provincial Government Proposes Legislation allowing Electronic Wills

by:Veronica Manski In a recent blog article, Estate Planning in a COVID-19 World, we discussed how the pandemic caused many individuals to seek to do or redo their wills. We spoke about the precautions our firm was taking to minimize […]

May 25, 2020

Estate Planning via Video Conference

It was announced by the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General that as of May 19, 2020 the BC. Provincial Government will allow for Wills, Powers of Attorney and Representation Agreements to be witnessed via video conference during COVID-19. […]

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