Touchstone Law Group LLP
#208 – 1664 Richter Street
Kelowna, B.C., V1Y 8N3
Office Tel: (250) 448-2637
Toll Free: 1 (855) 889-2637
Direct Fax: (778) 484-7101
info@touchstonelawgroup.com
04
JUN
2018

Property Tax Payment Reminder

Have you purchased real estate in 2018? If so, we recommend that you make the necessary inquiries to ensure that you are aware of your obligations with respect to property taxes. Property taxes are payable to the applicable taxation authority (City, District, Municipality, etc.)...
24
MAY
2018

Property Taxes are coming due

Its that time year again. Municipal property tax notices have been (or will shortly be) sent out by your local Okanagan taxation authority notifying the property owners that property taxes are due in 6 weeks and what exactly those taxes are. These notices are sent out to the...
07
MAY
2018

Lapse and Ademption

Proper planning when drafting your will is important for a variety of reasons, but your responsibilities as a will-maker do not stop once your will is finalized.  We often encourage clients to ensure that their wills are up to date for a number of reasons, two of which are the...
02
MAY
2018

Team Corporate and Commercial

Touchstone Law Group LLP’s corporate and commercial team handles everything related to businesses including, but not limited to, incorporating corporations and societies, facilitating purchases and sales, preparing various service contracts and employment contracts, preparing...
23
APR
2018

Team Wills and Estates

Touchstone Law Group LLP’s wills and estates team handles all matters related to estate planning and estate administration. With respect to estate planning, the wills and estates team works closely with the responsible lawyer, clients and other advisors to prepare high quality...
16
APR
2018

Team Conveyance

Touchstone Law Group LLP’s conveyancing team handles all things real estate including, but not limited to, purchases, sales, refinances including manufactured homes and properties in Alberta and on Westbank First Nations (“WFN”) land. They work very closely with the responsible...
09
APR
2018

Team Administration

Touchstone Law Group LLP’s administrative team is responsible for keeping the office running smoothly and efficiently every day. They are the first ones you speak to on the phone and the first ones you see at the office. They are also responsible for maintaining our accounts and...
03
APR
2018

Make a Will Week

April 8 -14 is Make a Will Week in BC!  Did you know that just over half of the BC population do NOT have a valid and legally enforceable will1? Make a Will Week is a BC Government Initiative to encourage people to … you guessed it… make a will! If you don’t have a will your...
19
MAR
2018

Duties of Directors

When acting as a director of a company, there are certain duties that you must adhere to.  These two broad duties are known as the fiduciary duty and the duty of care, and are owed by directors individually to the company itself, not to stakeholders such as shareholders or...
06
MAR
2018

Farewell to the British Columbia Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership Program

The British Columbia Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership Program (the “BCHP”) was introduced in December 2016. On February 20, 2018, the government of British Columbia announced that the BCHP will be eliminated. The BCHP is a program that offers financial support to...