July 27, 20223 Reasons to Incorporate Your Business

Is it time to incorporate a company for your business? Here are three reasons why you may wish to discuss incorporating a company: Limit Your Liability If you run your business as a sole propriet...

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May 4, 2022November 30 Transparency Report Deadline for BC Landowners

On November 30, 2022, an important new legal requirement is coming into effect for real estate in British Columbia. Where the registered owner of land at the British Columbia Land Title Office is a corporation, partnership, or is held th...

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May 4, 2022Does Your Will Adequately Provide for Your Spouse and Children?

Did you know that in British Columbia, the law requires that your will has to make adequate provision for the proper maintenance and support of your spouse and children? Regardless of what you put in your will, your spouse and children m...

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July 20, 2021Effect of Extension of Limitation Period on MVAs

The COVID-19 pandemic shook up a lot of things in the world, including the limitation period to commence a lawsuit. A limitation period is the time limit that one person can commence a claim against another. In most situations, the time limit is 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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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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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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