Touchstone Law Group LLP
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28
NOV
2016

Owner Built Homes (Part 1: Selling)

The Homeowner Protection Act of British Columbia (the “Act”) and the Homeowner Protection Act Regulation of British Columbia (the “Regulation”) are aimed at strengthening consumer protections for buyers of new homes, improving the quality of residential construction and...
22
NOV
2016

Don’t Forget About Your Pets in Will

Have you considered naming your pet as a beneficiary in your will?  One of the most controversial and high-profile cases of putting a pet in a will was in 2007, when U.S. billionaire Leona Helmsley left her dog, a white Maltese named Trouble, a $12-million (U.S.) trust fund. Her...
16
NOV
2016

Building a Home? Don’t Forget About the Builders Lien Act

Building a home? If you haven’t considered the Builders Lien Act requirements, you should! Building a new home can be an incredibly exciting experience and will give a land owner the opportunity to work with builders, designers, and many others in the industry.  The level of...
10
NOV
2016

Transition To The New Societies Act

A new Societies Act (the “Act”) will come into force in British Columbia on November 28, 2016 replacing the existing Society Act.   Some of the notable changes under the new Act are as follows: Who can be a director? Under the new Act, an individual must be “qualified” to act as...
01
NOV
2016

Statutory Building Schemes

It is no secret to our industry associates that we recommend having a lawyer review the contract, title search and property disclosure statement (and other ancillary documents) on a purchase of real estate prior to conditions being removed (and of course having appropriate...