You’ve weighed the advantages of incorporating a business, and decided to move forward. Next you may be wondering who can incorporate a business in BC, and whether you need a corporate lawyer to so so.
Some countries use apostille certificates to validate public documents issued by one country for use in another country. In Canada, there is a different process to validate a document such as a birth certificate or marriage certificate for use abroad. The process is called “authentication and legalization”.
Say you need to use a document abroad but aren’t sure what steps to take. You search “notary public near me” and countless hits come up. How do you decide who to go to and what needs to be done to prepare your document for foreign use? This article will explain some of the basics.
In Immigration Law, the finding of misrepresentation is a serious matter with significant consequences. For immigrants, the law is (unexpectedly) quite broad and raises many issues. In my experience, while there are people who intentionally withheld material facts, there are others who genuinely believed that it was unnecessary to provide such information. I am constantly[Read More]
You can’t predict the future, but you can put a plan in place now so that you and your loved ones are prepared for whatever the future may bring. An enduring power of attorney is an important part of that plan.
Plan ahead and take control over who will make personal and health care decisions on your behalf if you are unable to do so. Consult with our experienced health care lawyers today!
Are you planning to leave an inheritance for your child with special needs to ensure they are provided for during their lifetime? If so, be aware that an inheritance may disqualify your disabled child from receiving government assistance. An estate planning attorney can help you avoid that situation by setting up a “Henson trust” in your will.
No one likes to think about the possibility of their future incapacity, but it is important to plan ahead. There are some relatively simple planning tools you can use to ensure your affairs are managed if you become incapable of doing so.
Some employers have to prove their business legitimacy when they are looking to sponsor a foreign worker. This is a requirement to proceed with the LMIA application process. There may also be other reasons why an attestation letter is required.
Leasing commercial space is a significant financial commitment. Business owners should pay close attention to the terms of a commercial rental agreement or a business lease agreement. Here are our top three: