3 Essential Components of an Estate Plan

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Modern estate planning is much more than just a Will and encompasses three key components – Powers of Attorney, Representation (Health) Agreements, and Wills. Every adult needs a Will. Why? A Will is the best way to ensure that the people, charities and organizations a Will-maker cherishes most receive the benefit of an estate. A…


What Do I Do After I’ve Been in a Motor Vehicle Accident? Part 6 of 12

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In this twelve-part blog series, personal injury lawyers Bree Hankins and Adrienne Staley discuss important steps to follow after a motor vehicle accident and what you need to know about making a personal injury claim. Part 6 focuses on what to expect when meeting with a lawyer for the first time. I’ve just been in a motor vehicle…


What Do I Do After I’ve Been in a Motor Vehicle Accident? Part 5 of 12

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In this twelve-part blog series, personal injury lawyers Bree Hankins and Adrienne Staley discuss important steps to follow after a motor vehicle accident and what you need to know about making a personal injury claim. Part 5 focuses on when and why you should consult a lawyer after you have been in an accident. I’ve just been in…


What Do I Do After I’ve Been in a Motor Vehicle Accident? Part 4 of 12

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In this twelve-part blog series, personal injury lawyers Bree Hankins and Adrienne Staley discuss important steps to follow after a motor vehicle accident and what you need to know about making a personal injury claim. Part 4 focuses on the medical benefits you are entitled to after an accident. I’ve just been in a motor vehicle accident, what should…


What Do I Do After I’ve Been in a Motor Vehicle Accident? Part 3 of 12

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In this twelve-part blog series, personal injury lawyers Bree Hankins and Adrienne Staley discuss important steps to follow after a motor vehicle accident and what you need to know about making a personal injury claim. Part 3 focuses on disability benefits you may be entitled to after an accident. I’ve just been in a motor vehicle accident, what…


What Do I Do After I’ve Been in a Motor Vehicle Accident? Part 2 of 12

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In this twelve-part blog series, personal injury lawyers Bree Hankins and Adrienne Staley discuss important steps to follow after a motor vehicle accident and what you need to know about making a personal injury claim. Part 2 focuses getting treatment after you have been in an accident. I’ve just been in a motor vehicle accident, what should I…


What Do I Do After I’ve Been in a Motor Vehicle Accident? Part 1 of 12

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In this twelve-part blog series, personal injury lawyers Bree Hankins and Adrienne Staley discuss important steps to follow after a motor vehicle accident and what you need to know about making a personal injury claim. I’ve just been in a motor vehicle accident, what should I do? (This article) Getting Treatment I can’t work after my accident, what benefits…


You’re Fired! Now What?

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There are some people out there that can proudly boast “I have never been fired.” Unfortunately for many people this is not the case. Termination of employment is a great cause of stress in many peoples’ lives. The fear of being terminated often weighs in the back of employees’ minds. We spend the majority of…


I Have a Will, But How Do I Know if I Need to Update it?

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Just over one half of B.C. adults have a valid Will, yet many of us fail to regularly review our estate planning documents to ensure that they continue to reflect our current situation and wishes. Updating your will is important. A comprehensive personal and estate plan for B.C. adults includes not only a Will, but…


Special Considerations for Estate Planning

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There is no such thing as a “basic” or one size fits all estate plan. However, I rarely meet a new client who doesn’t think their situation is “very simple” and all they need is a “basic will”. In my experience the majority of clients have one or more special considerations for estate planning that…