7 February 2020

Common pitfalls for family law clients

By Laurence S. Klass

Published in The Lawyer’s Daily, Partner Laurence Klass outlines some of the common mistakes made by separating and divorcing couples that he encounters in his practice. Examples include selling the family home and splitting the proceeds equally without considering the implications, DIY separation agreements, failing to recognize time limitation periods, and more.

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16 January 2020

Anita Boscariol,Changemaker

By Anita Boscariol

Anita Boscariol, Associate Counsel, will speak to students about what it takes to make change, as a part of Corpus Christi College’s Conversations with Changemakers speaker series, taking place on January 27th, 2020 at the UBC Campus. You can find details for this free event here.

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9 January 2020

Celso Boscariol, Q.C., panelist at Brexit: Opportunities & Obstacles

Partner Celso Boscariol, Q.C., will join an expert panel at this interactive breakfast event discussing what Canadian companies should know about the future of Brexit. Celso is President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West, and EU Chamber Canada-West. Learn more and register here: https://bit.ly/2QE0c9Phashtag#brexit

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Watson Goepel LLP welcomes Laurence S. Klass to the Partnership

Please join us in welcoming Laurence Klass to the Partnership at Watson Goepel. With a passion for helping families navigate difficult transitions, Laurence’s practice focuses on all aspects of family law including divorce, division of family property and debt and spousal support, as well as child focused issues including child support, parenting time, guardianship and parenting responsibilities.…

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3 December 2019

Watson Goepel Down Under, with Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW)

Partner Celso Boscariol, Q.C. and lawyer Anita Boscariol spent time connecting with fellow Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) member firms on a recent trip to Australia. This included a warm reception from Brian Kavela & Elizabeth Guerra-Stolfa of the firm Rigby Cook, in Melbourne. Anita had the wonderful opportunity to present to members of Australia’s Northern…

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15 November 2019

Till debt do us part: dividing liabilities

By Laurence S. Klass

When most people think of family law cases, their minds turn to the dilemma of fairly dividing the family assets (in other words, “matrimonial property”): the house, the car, the pensions, perhaps the heirloom grandfather clock in the dining room. The flip side of the coin, however, is frequently less straightforward. What is the best…

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