Introduction Most people do not enter a marriage or a common-law relationship intending to divorce or separate because divorce or separation is usually complicated and emotionally draining. Legal considerations surrounding property and debt division are often significant sources of contention and distress. Whether married or in a common-law relationship, the laws [...]
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A pre-sale condo purchase can be an excellent option if you want to buy property. Pre-sale purchases allow buyers to purchase a condo unit before it is built, typically at a lower price than what the unit would sell for once construction is complete. The Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA) is the primary [...]
Family gatherings such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, retirements, and memorial receptions are a great time to catch up with loved ones, share stories, and enjoy each other's company. For many people, alcohol is also a part of the celebration. While it is pleasant to let loose and enjoy a few drinks with family [...]
Construction law in British Columbia (BC) can be complex and challenging to navigate, especially for contractors who are not familiar with the legal system. With various laws, regulations, and policies governing construction projects, it is essential to have a clear understanding of the legal framework to ensure compliance and avoid disputes. In this article, [...]
Introduction Can your social media jeopardize your personal injury claim? Unarguably, the advent of social media has revolutionized our lives, both personally and professionally. It has enabled us to stay connected with our friends and family, express ourselves, and share our experiences with the world. But what happens when your social media [...]
Introduction Deciding whether to start a new business is a weighty decision many contemplate every year. Though the prospect of producing a business plan, networking, marketing, finding the right employees, and saving the initial capital can be daunting, certain preliminary legal aspects of starting a business can change the nature of your [...]
What our clients say: Jon (A.C. Stewart) and his firm are a fine tuned machine that processes legal disputes through the court system and gets a resolution according to the law. I was very fortunate to find Jon and his firm and am grateful for the help he got my children and family. Anonymous [...]
Introduction Defamation is defined as communication about a person that tends to hurt their reputation. These communications cause people to think less of the subject of defamation. To count as defamation, a person must have made the statement to others (meaning that private statements do not constitute defamation). Spoken defamatory statements [...]
What our clients say: My father died, leaving me much less that my brother and sister. Other lawyers told us they could not help, but Mr. Legh took on my case and was able to get me a very fair settlement. I am so glad we found Stevenson Luchies & Legh. D.G. [...]
What our clients say: My father died, leaving me much less that my brother and sister. Other lawyers told us they could not help, but Mr. Legh took on my case and was able to get me a very fair settlement. I am so glad we found Stevenson Luchies & Legh. D.G. Our [...]
“To me, a lawyer is basically the person that knows the rules of the country. We're all throwing the dice, playing the game, moving our pieces around the board, but if there is a problem the lawyer is the only person who has read the inside of the top of the box.” —Jerry Seinfeld [...]
What our clients say: I have had to consult Mr Legh on a few occasions and he was very helpful and gave great legal advice. He takes the time to understand what needs to be done and the service is top notch. If I need a lawyer in the future, he’ll be the first [...]