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What happens to your pension on divorce?

December 6, 2017

There are many kinds of pension plans.  Most are subject to division upon marriage breakdown.  Marriage includes a common-law relationship of two years or longer. Federal Government plans include the...

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What are Excluded Assets?

December 6, 2017

The division of family property in British Columbia changed in 2013 with the enactment of the Family Law Act. The scheme of our new act is that all property that...

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It’s Not Always Equal in the End

December 6, 2017

The end of a marriage or a long-term relationship can be a difficult time for all individuals involved.  Eventually, the parties must deal with dividing the assets they own, whether...

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Thank you!

October 19, 2017

A big thank you to all who attended our open house on a very stormy night. The music, food and gifts were well received by all who attended. A special...

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Breakfast Series – September 28, 2017

August 28, 2017

Are you an employer?  Contact our office at 604.273.6411 or email events@cbelaw.com to sign up for our free breakfast event. Where:                 Richmond Country Club - 9100 Steveston Highway, Richmond, BC When:                 ...

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Common Law Severance

August 17, 2017

With some exceptions, Canadian employers are permitted to terminate an employment relationship at any time without cause, provided the employee is given proper notice, or pay in lieu of such...

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We have moved!

August 14, 2017

Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP has moved our new location at 290 – 13777 Commerce Parkway, Richmond, BC V6V 2X3.  All telephone numbers and email addresses remain the same. We are located...

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