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COVID-19 Reopening

As COVID-19 has changed how many of us are interacting with our families, friends, and co-workers at JSL Law, we have been trying to modernize our client communication process. Although we closed our office doors […]


COVID-19 Reopening Safety Update

As of mid-March, we made the difficult decision to close our doors to non-staff due to COVID-19. As some restrictions have lifted, and as the curve in BC has started to flatten, we are planning […]


COVID-19 Update

Since JSL Law opened our doors 40 years ago, our goal has been to provide high-quality legal services to our clients in an honest, transparent and straightforward manner. During this extremely volatile and challenging time […]

What Is A Hear The Child Report | JSL Blog | Jabour Sudeyko Lucky

What Is A Hear The Child Report?

The British Columbia Hear the Child Society is a non-profit organisation that gives children the opportunity to share their views and have them considered when their best interests have been decided in the Family Justice […]

Spousal Support Payment | JSL Blog

Do I Have To Pay Spousal Support?

Unlike child support, spousal support is not automatically payable following a separation. While child support normally becomes payable following a separation based on such things as the income of the parties, the parenting time or […]

Appeal Criminal Conviction | JSL Law Blog

Can I Appeal My Criminal Conviction?

If you have been convicted of a criminal offence, you have the right to appeal that conviction. However, the purpose of an appeal is not to retry your case. The Court of Appeal can only […]

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Do I Need A Lawyer For My ICBC Case?

If you are injured in a car accident that was not your fault, it is not mandatory to hire a lawyer and you can deal with ICBC directly. However, it may be advantageous to hire […]

Do I need a Separation Agreement | JSL Blog | Photo by Ryan Holloway

Do I Need A Separation Agreement?

What is a Legal Separation? In British Columbia there is no such thing as a “legal separation”: you can separate at any time. However, having a “separation agreement” is a legal way to settle assets […]