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How to File a Desk Order Divorce in BC

How to File a Desk Order Divorce in BC

Despite what you may think not every divorce is a messy one. In fact, some go so smoothly that neither party has to set foot in a court or speak to a judge. These divorces are called Desk Order Divorces and, in this blog, we’re going to discuss how the process works.

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA)

A Beginner’s Guide to the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA)

In early 2014, the Province of British Columbia introduced sweeping new legislation that would overhaul how wills and estates would work after a person passes away. Coming into effect on March 31, 2014, the Wills, Estate and Succession Act (WESA) provides increased certainty for individuals who put their last wishes into writing, while simplifying the process for those responsible for distributing an estate.

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How to Prepare for Meeting a Lawyer in British Columbia

How to Prepare for Meeting a Lawyer in British Columbia

Despite what you may have heard, there’s nothing intimidating about meeting a lawyer. We have your best interests at heart, and we want to help you resolve any legal issues you may be facing. To help this process go as smoothly as possible, a little preparation on your side can make a world of difference.

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How to Change Your Legal Name in British Columbia

How to Change Your Legal Name in British Columbia

Looking to change your legal name? The good news is, anyone aged 19 and above is legally entitled to change their name in British Columbia. In this blog, we explain the most common scenarios for a name change, and how the process works.

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