6 June 2019

Make the most of your family law consultation with these helpful tips!

Dealing with family law matters can be very emotional and stressful, and many clients are overwhelmed when they first call to schedule an initial consultation with a family lawyer. Navigating the legalities around family matters can seem very foreign and confusing. Having an initial consultation with a family lawyer will help you understand the process,…

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22 May 2019

Older and Wiser: The Phenomenon of Grey Divorce. A Multi-Disciplinary Conference

Jonathan Lazar, head of Watson Goepel’s Family Law Group will be presenting on “Difficult Cases Involving Aging Clients” at the Collaborative Divorce Vancouver‘s Older and Wiser: The Phenomenon of Grey Divorce conference being held May 23-24. This multi-disciplinary conference will focus on understanding the unique needs and challenges of divorcing couples over 50 years of age.

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17 May 2019

Dinner at the Gallery

By Watson Goepel LLP

Watson Goepel LLP was proud to sponsor the Corpus Christi College and St. Mark’s College at UBC: Dinner at the Gallery fundraising event on February 20th, with lawyers Celso Boscariol and Anita Boscariol in attendance. They are seen here with Peter Meehan, President of the Colleges. Funds raised provide Access to Education Awards for students with financial…

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14 May 2019

Family Law and ‘Unbundled’ Legal Services

By Gagan Mann

Individuals who are going through separation and divorce without a lawyer often feel considerable stress and uncertainty navigating the legal system. They may encounter difficulty educating themselves on court rules, procedures and the laws that apply to their case. For some, hiring a lawyer to represent them in their matter is simply not a financial…

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24 April 2019

2019 ANZAC Day Commemoration

Join the Canada, Australian & New Zealand Business Association (CANZBA) this Thursday April 25th at Victory Square as they observe Anzac Day, commemorating Australians and New Zealanders who have served and lost their lives in military service. http://bit.ly/2GHgrOt

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18 April 2019

June 2019 CBCA Regulations: Serious Implications for Private Corporations

By Henry M. Ka

On June 13, 2019, significant changes are being introduced that will directly affect corporations registered federally under the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA). The pending changes are designed to bring the CBCA into compliance with Financial Action Task Force recommendations made in October 2018, specifically recommendations 10 and 22 which were intended  to prevent the…

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