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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?

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 […]

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As A Custodial Parent, Can I Move Away With My Child | JSL Blog | Child custody

As a Custodial Parent, Can I Move Away With My Child?

If you have sole or joint custody of your child or children and are considering moving, which will make regular visitation difficult or impossible for the other parent, there are certain procedures that the law in […]


Is Having a Will Important?

The Wills Estates and Successions Act governs what happens to your property, cash and any assets left behind after your death. In legal terms, if you die without a will, you have died “intestate.” It […]

JSL Blog | Is Having a Will Important?

JSL Law Blog | Can I cross the border with a criminal record?

Can I Cross The Border With A Criminal Record?

This is a difficult question with an often complicated answer. Having a criminal record may impact many different areas of your life; employment, family, travel and more. When you cross the border, you are no […]


How Do I Determine Child Support Payment Amount?

The Federal Child Support Guidelines (CSG) regulate child support across Canada. While judges are not bound to follow the CSGs, the majority of the time they are followed by judges, subject to some exceptions. There […]

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Peace Bond | North Vancouver Law Firm | JSL Blog

What is a Peace Bond?

Sometimes, the prosecutor may offer to drop a charge against you (a “stay of proceedings”) if you agree to enter into a peace bond. A peace bond is not a criminal conviction. It is a […]


How Much is My ICBC Claim Worth?

Frequently, we are asked, “How much is my ICBC claim worth?” The answer depends on several factors. ICBC claims, much like the person injured in the accident, are unique, and no formula can be used […]

How much is my ICBC claim worth? | JSL Blog

How do I apply for a pardon | JSL Law Blog

How Do I apply For a Pardon?

If you were convicted of an offence several years ago, but you abide by the terms of your sentence and have stayed out of trouble, you might wish to try to apply to have your […]