Why You Should Hire an Estate Lawyer When You Are the Executor

Paine Edmonds
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Not only does administering an estate add a strain on your time but it also can be a very complex matter. Not only are there legal procedures to follow but in some situations personal relationships can be put at risk if mistakes are made. This can be especially true if there are concerns about the Will, the testator’s true intentions, the type and size of assets, liabilities which can add complexity, and how many beneficiaries there are as well as who they are. ..

Common Reasons Why Disability Claims Get Rejected

Paine Edmonds
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

No one wants to be injured to the point of being unable to do their job. Unfortunately, sometimes an illness or injury will prevent a person from being able to perform job duties, whether for a short or extended period of time. ..

The Basic Processes & Requirements for Filing for Divorce in B.C.

Paine Edmonds
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

In Canada, the federal government has the jurisdiction to make laws in relation to marriage and divorce. Section 8 of Canada’s Divorce Act provides that a divorce may be granted upon application by either or both spouses, provided there has been a “breakdown of the marriage”. In addition, there are certain administrative requirements that must be fulfilled in order to finalize a divorce. In today’s blog, our divorce lawyers walk you through some of the basics of what you will need before you are granted a divorce in British Columbia. ..

Family Lawyers Tell You What Expect When Determining a Child Custody Arrangement in BC

Paine Edmonds
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Going through the divorce or separation process can be an emotional and confusing period of time, especially in regards to the children that may be involved. You might be wondering which parent the children will stay with or whether they will have to move. How will you determine how much time you get to spend with your child? Based on your relationship with the other parent, you might suspect that the other parent will attempt to obtain sole custody of the children or perhaps you are interested in being awarded sole custody. These are all valid concerns which we will explore in detail below. ..

Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Divorce

Paine Edmonds
Tuesday, May 01, 2018

While it may be certain that your relationship with your spouse is over, getting a divorce is not necessarily easy; it can be a complex and confusing process. If you are considering divorce, you likely have questions about how to do so in Canada. Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions heard at Paine Edmonds LLP, divorce lawyers in Vancouver..

How Long Is Too Long To Wait Before Consulting A Personal Injury Lawyer?

Paine Edmonds
Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Personal injury accidents are unfortunately common, with the two most frequent being motor vehicle accidents and slip and fall accidents. Each type of accident has unique notice period requirements and limitation periods that you must comply with or you may lose your right to sue. It’s difficult to focus your attention on deadlines and paperwork when you or your family member is suffering through serious injuries but our Vancouver lawyers can take care of this hassle while you recover. ..

How a Corporate Lawyer Can Assist You With Your Business?

Paine Edmonds
Friday, November 24, 2017

If you plan to open or purchase a business or if your existing business is expanding, hiring a corporate lawyer can serve a variety of functions and purposes. Below are some of the ways in which a corporate lawyer can help you and your business. ..

What You Need to Know About an ICBC Claim

Paine Edmonds
Monday, November 13, 2017

Navigating an Insurance Corporation British Columbia (ICBC) claim can be most challenging. Contact with ICBC may entail the initial auto accident reporting, speaking to the claim adjuster, filing the appropriate documentation correctly within the time limits and potentially assessing a settlement offer. It may be quite beneficial to have an experienced personal injury lawyer assist you from the outset if you are injured in a car accident.  ..

Items To Keep In Your Vehicle In The Event Of An Accident

Paine Edmonds
Friday, November 10, 2017

Especially if you are a new driver, you are likely concerned about safety on the road. You will want to keep your vehicle well maintained and be ready to avoid a collision, but also be prepared if you are in an accident. To that end, here are a few things from your car accident lawyer in Vancouver to keep as part of your car accident item checklist. These items may help you stay safe after a car collision and succeed in any litigation afterwards. ..