This post was last updated on July 28, 2020.The COVID-19 Pandemic forced the closure of courts across all levels in Canada. This blog will focus on the various updates provided by the courts throughout the pandemic, and attempt to map out the various courts’ progression towards resuming normal operations. Table of Contents BC CourtsBC Supreme
Life can be unpredictable, and sometimes things happen to prevent you from attending work for a few days, maybe even weeks. Perhaps you were injured in an accident. Perhaps your residence got flooded. Or perhaps you've had an argument with your employer and are cooling off at home. In situations like these, an employer may
The grief of losing a loved one is often compounded by the difficulty of trying to figure out what to do with their assets. The process of passing on the estate of a deceased relative or friend (the “Deceased”) can sometimes seem like trying to navigate through a labyrinth. This article aims to provide some
A will-maker is free to dispose of his or her assets as he or she sees fit. However, if you have received an unfair share or been disinherited by a parent, you may be able to challenge the Will. Under the Wills, Estate and Succession Act (“WESA”), a spouse or child of the will-maker may
An employer’s right to monitor the workplace has been a topic of interest to many business owners, and rightly so. How employees spend their time determines productivity, and in turn, affects profit margins. It can also be crucial for businesses to ensure employees are not abusing their access to confidential information such as trade secrets.
When an individual is wrongfully dismissed, it can be difficult for them to get back on their feet right away. If an individual has been working for the same employer for some time, making a specific salary, they may get used to a standard of living commensurate with that salary. So, when an individual is