Introduction to “Family” and “Excluded” Property

Introduction to Family Property & Excluded Property There are two types of property under the Family Law Act of British Columbia (the “FLA”): “family property” and “excluded property”. Family Property Family Property is essentially all property owned by either spouse or in which either spouse has a beneficial interest....

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COVID-19 NOTICE

COVID-19 NOTICE To our clients, suppliers and colleagues: Because of the Covid-19 virus, Kerfoot Burroughs LLP is taking extra steps to ensure that our workplace is a safe environment for all. These steps are: Practicing social distancing and having no physical contact Reducing our office hours and limiting in...

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10 REASONS TO HAVE A WILL

10 Reasons to have a Will Thinking about and completing your will can be an intimidating task, and one that is difficult to accomplish adequately without legal guidance. However, by completing a will you will secure many important benefits that make it a worthwhile undertaking! Having the peace of...

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Empty Home Tax

Empty Home Tax Advance tax notices in Vancouver are sent out by the City during the last week of November.  This year, for the first time, the advance tax notices will include instructions on how to submit your “Property Status Declaration”. What is the Empty Home Tax? The Empty...

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Professional Corporation

Professional Corporation Many professionals in British Columbia have the ability to operate as a professional corporation. Generally only those professionals that are governed by a professional body or association will be allowed to incorporate. These typically include physicians, dentists, veterinarians, lawyers, accountants, engineers and architects. In most respects a...

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Substantially Renovated Homes

SUBSTANTIALLY RENOVATED HOMES In the Lower Mainland, it is common for older homes to be completely renovated so as to bring all of the conveniences of a modern home into a house in a desirable location. However, some of these homes qualify as “substantially renovated” homes under the Canada...

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