Shared Ownership and Joint Tenancy

When doing estate planning people often consider sharing ownership of financial assets with adult family members or friends. There are a number of different reasons for sharing ownership of these assets, which may include assistance with financial management or the… Read more

Sued for Having Sex (Transmitting STDs)

With summer coming, your dating life may soon ‘pick up’. And, when dating someone, there is a lot to discuss, such as family, work, and future goals. But, how about whether or not you have any sexually transmitted diseases/infections (STDs)?… Read more

Begging for Money

In 2013, I was a guest speaker on CKNW radio, talking about panhandling and the laws around it.  In 2015, I was on CBC radio, speaking about the same topic: Panhandling is illegal in Langley. With summer coming up… Read more

Arbitration – What is it and will it work?

No corporation enjoys legal disputes. Many people assume that a dispute will involve lawyers, great expense, great delay, unwanted publicity, frustration, and a real sense that they simply “won’t be heard”. You can choose to go to trial, but you… Read more

Social Media and Personal Injury Claims

We live in a world where people are quick to hit “post.” It’s become a second nature. We share what we had for lunch, where we went yesterday, what we’re doing tomorrow. Nothing is off limits. What’s more, we tend… Read more