What are the Benefits of a Cohabitation Agreement, and Why do I Need One?

It is becoming increasingly common for couples to live together prior to getting married or as an alternative to marriage. When this happens, the living arrangement over time becomes recognized as a common law relationship. Many people are often under the impression that common law partners have the same rights that married couples do. However, [...]

By |2020-12-24T06:48:26-08:00November 24th, 2020|Blog, Contracts, Family Law|

Remote Signing of Estate and Personal Planning Documents during COVID-19

As we have seen, COVID-19 has greatly disrupted services which must be conducted in person, and these include signing your will, power of attorney, or representation agreement. BC law requires that these documents be witnessed and specifically precludes signing them electronically.  As such, it seemed uncertain how persons needing them could create these documents while [...]

By |2020-10-28T08:27:43-07:00June 16th, 2020|Blog, COVID-19, Wills & Estates|

What Software Developers (And Their Clients) Should Know Before Signing a Software Development Agreement

When a software developer is retained by a client to develop new software, careful attention should be given to the allocation of intellectual property rights in the soon to be created software. Generally speaking, there are two ways that the intellectual property rights in the software can be dealt with. The first option is to [...]

By |2020-10-13T08:13:31-07:00July 28th, 2017|Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Technology Law|
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