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
16
NOV
2017

Multiple Wills

While most people have one will to address how they would like their assets to be distributed upon their death, it is also possible to create multiple wills that do not revoke one another.  In certain circumstances, the multiple wills strategy can be an effective tool for dealing...
16
OCT
2017

Choosing your Attorney, Executor and Representative

Choosing who to appoint as your attorney, executor and representative in your estate planning documents is one of the most important decisions you must make during the process of creating your estate plan. The most important thing is to choose someone you trust with the powers...
18
SEP
2017

Problems that Arise When Someone Dies Without a Will

A will is a legal document which sets out how your estate (including both your assets and liabilities) will be distributed upon your death.  If you pass away without a validly executed will, your estate will be distributed in accordance with the default “intestacy” rules set out...
29
AUG
2017

Where to Store Your Will

A will is a legal instrument which sets out how your estate (including both your assets and liabilities) will be distributed upon your death. If you are considering whether or not you should make a will, please see our blog article “When Should You Make a Will?”...
13
JUL
2017

REFRESHER: British Columbia Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership Program (BC HOME Partnership – BCHP)

The BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership is a program that offers financial support to first-time homebuyers in British Columbia for entry into the housing market. The program provides repayable loans that have been granted to help first time homebuyers achieve their...
12
APR
2017

Make a Will Week

April 9 – 15, 2017 is “Make a Will Week” in British Columbia. A will is a legal instrument which sets out how your estate (including both your assets and liabilities) will be distributed upon your death.  If you pass away without a validly executed will, your estate will be...
20
MAR
2017

Prior Consent to Physician Assisted Death

Since the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5 (“Carter”),  many of our clients are interested in discussing the impact of that decision on their future health care planning.  Many of our clients want to know whether they could...
06
MAR
2017

Appointment of Guardians

Several of our clients first start thinking about estate planning after the birth of their first child (or second or third child).  One of their biggest concerns is who will look after their children in the event that they pass away? Or, who will look after their children should...
07
FEB
2017

Appointment of Guardians

Several of our clients first start thinking about estate planning after the birth of their first child (or second or third child).  One of their biggest concerns is who will look after their children in the event that they pass away? Or, who will look after their children should...
16
JAN
2017

New Year Review

I don’t know about you, but by the 3rd week of January the turkey effect (and chocolate effect) has finally started to wear off and I become motived and energized to start preparing for the new year.  What do I want to accomplish this year? What can I accomplish this year?  What...