February 22, 2021Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Have a Will

Many people put off making a Will due a reluctance to prepare for the inevitable, a lack of knowledge about what happens to their property upon their passing, or a concern about the cost of preparing a Will. While not everyone needs...

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February 22, 2021What are “parental responsibilities”?

In family law, there are a lot of terms that can be confusing- guardianship, parenting time, parental responsibilities, and residence.   “Parental responsibilities” is a term that clients often misunderstand. Many people...

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February 22, 2021Should I incorporate a company for my business?

Do you have a business? Is your business a company, proprietorship, or something else? What’s the difference, and does it matter? In BC there are a few ways to own and operate a business. Most business owners start out as a “...

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February 22, 2021Joint Ownership of Property – Is it a Good Idea?

Problems may arise where family members, friends or business partners are co-owners of real estate. It may be a family cottage, a farm or an investment property. One party may lose interest in the property or have a desire to sell their interest t...

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February 22, 2021Considerations for buying property in Sun Rivers

Sun Rivers is now a well-established residential and golf development located on the Kamloops Indian Band ("KIB"). Prospective purchasers of property in Sun Rivers need to be aware that property is held as a leasehold title as opposed to...

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January 28, 2021MJB Lawyers Welcomes Alison Wegner to the firm

MJB Lawyers would like to welcome Alison M. Wegner as an Associate to our team. In 2008, Alison completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Victoria. In 2012, she completed her Juris Doctor with the University of ...

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May 21, 2020Family law mediation

Separating spouses are often not in agreement when it comes to resolving issues arising out of their separation. People in such a predicament could greatly benefit from having a third party provide assistance from an unbiased point of view. A Medi...

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October 31, 2019MJB Lawyers is pleased to announce Luke Bergerman has become a Partner in the firm

Luke Bergerman is our newest partner. Luke joined MJB Lawyers in 2010, after completing his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan. Since being called to the BC bar in 2011, Luke has worked in MJB...

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October 17, 2019MJB Lawyers welcomes Clay Whitman to the firm

Welcome to Clay Whitman, MJB Lawyers’ newest Associate. Clay graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) in 2002. Afterwards, he attended Carleton University and the University of Ottawa wher...

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October 14, 2019Have you been in a car accident and been told by ICBC that you suffered a "minor injury"?

If you were involved in a car accident after April 1, 2019, in B.C., the new rules regarding motor vehicle accident settlements may apply to your claim, and the definition of a 'minor injury' may be important to you. The newly le...

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May 15, 2018Cannabis licensing for marketers and retailers

MJB Lawyers has been watching carefully as the new cannabis rules evolve from the Federal Government, Provincial Government and Local Governments around the Province. Licences for cannabis retailers will be issued and monitored by the Li...

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February 17, 2017New liquor control and licensing act and regulations liquor policy review process

On January 23, 2017 a new Liquor Control and Licensing Act and Regulations will come into effect . These are substantially a follow through to the BC Liquor Policy Review Final Report prepared by the John Yap as Parliamentary Secretary to the Atto...

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