What is a Corporate Will?

Business Lawyer, Wills | August 5, 2020 | Written by Lorne Welwood

A corporate will (sometimes called a secondary will or restricted will) is a significant option for estate planning with respect to your business interest in a privately held company. In...

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Different Types of Dismissal from Employment

Employment Law | July 30, 2020

If your employment has been terminated, it can be helpful to know the different types of dismissal from employment that can take place in British Columbia in order to know...

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What is the Wills, Estates, and Succession Act of British Columbia?

Wills, Wills Variation | July 30, 2020

Before making a claim against an estate, it is important to first understand what the Wills, Estates, and Succession Act of British Columbia is and whether or not your claim...

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What to do if Your Employer is Trying to Make You Quit

Employment Law | July 23, 2020

It is incredibly common for employers to attempt to lead an employee to quit rather than terminating them. Terminating somebody is hard and uncomfortable, and it can end up costing...

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Eight Critical Conversations for a Better Board: Starting with Number Eight

Business Lawyer, COVID-19 | July 15, 2020 | Written by Mark Warkentin

Whether you sit on a profit, non-profit, or government board, all boards have the same challenge: how do we figure out the key role that we play, and how can...

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Laws Regarding Temporary Layoffs

Employment Law | July 9, 2020

As an employee, it is important to know your rights when it comes to temporary layoffs. Many people operate under the misconception that a temporary layoff and a termination are...

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How Do You Make a Will Null and Void?

Wills | July 9, 2020

If you think that a will was not written properly or that a loved one was taken advantage of when writing their will, the professional team of wills, estates, and...

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Spousal Support and Covid-19

COVID-19, Divorce Lawyer, Family Lawyer | June 30, 2020 | Written by Krista Lidstone

The economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have resulted in job losses and income decreases for many people. What happens to a person’s spousal support payments when a payor has...

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What Qualifies as Appropriate Termination Notice in British Columbia?

Uncategorized | June 25, 2020

Termination from a job can be incredibly upsetting both on an emotional and financial basis. Knowing what qualifies as appropriate termination notice in British Columbia can help to ensure that...

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Differences Between Corporate and Commercial Law

Business Lawyer | June 18, 2020

Understanding the differences between corporate and commercial law will help you hire the best lawyer for your business needs. At Linley Welwood, we know that hiring the right lawyer for...

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