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Employment and Labour Law for Employees

Employment and Labour Law for Employees. Our lawyers possess the necessary skills and experience to assist employees in a variety of employment and labour disputes. We take a client-centred approach when advising on all matters, whether it be a workplace harassment issue, possible constructive dismissal claim, or review of a severance package.

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Personal Injury Law

(3 days ago) While we guard information carefully, it is impossible to guarantee confidentiality 100% with internet forms. If you would prefer you may call our offices to speak to one of our personal injury lawyers at (250) 383-9104 or toll-free at 1-866-383-9104. Please provide a valid first name.

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Real Estate Development Law

(3 days ago) Real Estate Development Law. Real estate development projects are often complex and time consuming. The financial payoff, however, for a properly structured, developed and marketed project can be very great. We represent developers, builders and investors with their development projects including assistance with property acquisition, zoning and

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What You Need to Know About the New Family Law Act

(4 days ago) Disclaimer. The Family Law Act (FLA) is a new law that came into effect on March 18, 2013 in British Columbia. The FLA governs issues such as parenting arrangements and responsibilities after separation, dividing family property, spousal maintenance and child maintenance, protection orders, and legal parenthood (although the Divorce Act (Canada) also applies to some of these issues in the …

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Construction Law

(6 days ago) Large pools of capital are contributed to construction projects and significant funds may be lost as a result of legal issues that emerge. To help prevent losses, we provide cost-effective legal advice and representation to owners, contractors, developers, sub-trades, engineering professionals, suppliers, manufacturers, insurers, property managers, and governmental bodies.

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Promissory Notes

(Just Now) Under the common law, demand notes were considered to be due and payable when the note was issued, and the limitation period ran from that date. Fortunately, the Limitation Act contains section 14, which provides that for claims upon a demand obligation, the claim is discovered on the first day that there is a failure to perform the obligation

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What is the meaning of a Common Law Spouse

(9 days ago) The law firm of Velletta & Company is based in lovely Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We employ some of the best lawyers in BC, and provide powerful, professional counsel to to clients in Victoria, across Canada and around the globe.

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Termination during a Probationary Period

(5 days ago) The law in British Columbia has developed so as to place an obligation on the employer who terminates during a probation period to do so in good faith. In the recent case of Ly v. British Columbia (Interior Health Authority) , the BC Supreme Court set out requirements placed on an employer who chooses to terminate during a period of probation.

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Property Division

(1 days ago) The law assumes spouses will share family property equally, but excluded property belongs to the spouse who owned or received it. However, if excluded property appreciates in value during the relationship, that increase in value is considered family property, and is subject to division.

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How to Find the Right Lawyer For You

(Just Now) The law firm of Velletta & Company is based in lovely Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We employ some of the best lawyers in BC, and provide powerful, professional counsel to to clients in Victoria, across Canada and around the globe.

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Termination of Employment and The Duty to Mitigate

(4 days ago) The law firm of Velletta & Company is based in lovely Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We employ some of the best lawyers in BC, and provide powerful, professional counsel to to clients in Victoria, across Canada and around the globe.

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Pre-Judgement Garnishing Orders

(5 days ago) Pre-Judgement Garnishing Orders. A pre-judgement garnishing order is an extraordinary remedy that can get money paid into court before a trial, and helps insure that the plaintiff will not end up with a paper judgement against a defendant who has no assets or funds. A plaintiff may apply to the court for a pre-judgement garnishing order

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Common Law Relationships and Separation

(3 days ago) The new Family Law Act also provides for the division of pensions for unmarried spouses who meet the definition of spouse. Deadlines: A common-law spouse may start a proceeding for an order to divide property or family debt, divide a pension, or for spousal support, no later than 2 years after the date the spouses separated.

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Beneficiaries entitlement to financial information of an

(7 days ago) Additionally, there is a common law duty to be ready at all times to provide information about the progress of the administration of the estate. Although the amount of detail under the common law duty varies based on a person’s interest in an estate, the amount of disclosure owed to a beneficiary is at the highest level.

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Business & Entrepreneur Law

(9 days ago) If you are an energetic professional looking for a progressive opportunity with a leading, well-established downtown Victoria law firm, then Velletta & Company is the firm for you! Reporting directly to Office

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Our Professionals

(1 days ago) Velletta & Company’s lawyers are based in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Our attorneys provide powerful, professional counsel to clients across Canada and around the globe. We offer help with family matters , wills and estates , real estate , wrongful dismissal and most legal problems faced by individuals, families and businesses.

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Employment Law Part 2-NEW VIDEO!

(5 days ago) Written by W. Eric Pedersen. W. Eric Pedersen is a lawyer practicing in Velletta & Company's civil litigation department. Mr. Pedersen regularly advises individuals and businesses on employment, human rights, labour, and debtor creditor law.

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Employment Law Wrongful Dismissal

(7 days ago) Employment law. Our professional Eric Pedersen is well-versed in employment law. In this video, Eric covered the topic of wrongful dismissal and what to do if you think you have been wrongfully dismissed at your place of work. YouTube. Velletta and Company. 4 subscribers.

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Wills & Estates

(8 days ago) Wills & Estates. Many people put off estate planning or attempt it without a lawyer’s help. Succession law is technical and complicated. With our help, you can ensure your wishes are carried out and possibly save your heirs thousands of dollars in taxes and legal fees. We draw simple and complex wills, powers of attorney, living wills and trusts.

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Illegal Income in a Personal Injury Claim

(5 days ago) In Fleming - Law of Torts, 5th ed. (1977) at p. 271, the learned author has this to say: Illegality. Generally speaking, the mere fact that the plaintiff happened to be engaged on something unlawful at the time of his injury is no disqualification in tort. The victim of a motor accident may be a child playing truant from school, an employee

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What Can You Expect in a Lawsuit

(6 days ago) The law firm of Velletta & Company is based in lovely Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We employ some of the best lawyers in BC, and provide powerful, professional counsel to to clients in Victoria, across Canada and around the globe.

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Driver takes ICBC to court to keep his safe drivers

(3 days ago) Eric studied law at the University of Victoria, where he was awarded the Gowlings Prize in Intellectual Property and Technology Law. Mr. Pedersen has appeared in Supreme Court, Provincial Court, and the BC Court of Appeal, and has established himself as an effective advocate for individuals and businesses seeking to resolve disputes and achieve

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Joint Tenancy and Your Residence

(6 days ago) The terminology in this area of law can become confusing. The general term for two or more people owning property together is “co-ownership”, and each person who has their name on the title to the property is a “co-owner”. Co-ownership of property also involves the terms “tenancy” and “tenant”, but in this case these terms have

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Residential Real Estate

(3 days ago) While we guard information carefully, it is impossible to guarantee confidentiality 100% with internet forms. If you would prefer you may call our offices to speak to one of our personal injury lawyers at (250) 383-9104 or toll-free at 1-866-383-9104. Please provide a valid first name.

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Evicted for Landlord's Use: Recent Amendments to S.49 of

(6 days ago) Wen is interested in many practice areas including civil litigation, property, and family law. He is equipped with a unique cross-cultural perspective and skillset, having spent his youth in Beijing, China. He speaks Mandarin with native fluency and maintains a legal education column on a local Chinese newspaper.

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Our Newest Lawyer: Natalia M. Velletta

(8 days ago) The law firm of Velletta & Company is based in lovely Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We employ some of the best lawyers in BC, and provide powerful, professional counsel to to clients in Victoria, across Canada and around the globe.

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How to contact individuals online without being considered

(4 days ago) The law firm of Velletta & Company is based in lovely Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We employ some of the best lawyers in BC, and provide powerful, professional counsel to to clients in Victoria, across Canada and around the globe.

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"In-Trust" Claims

(4 days ago) This type of compensation is known as an "in-trust" claim, meaning that the injured party, in their personal injury law suit, makes a claim for compensation that is meant to be for the benefit of the contributing family members. In order to make an in-trust claim, the injured party must be able to prove to the court that the family member's

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Medical Malpractice

(3 days ago) Velletta & Company is well equipped to handle your medical malpractice case. Our dedicated team, our experience, and our successful track record in major medical malpractice litigation ensures you will get excellent advice, and the professional representation you need to deal with the legal consequences of medical malpractice and obtain fair compensation for your injuries.

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Employment and Labour Law for Employers

(2 days ago) If you would prefer you may call our offices to speak to one of our personal injury lawyers at (250) 383-9104 or toll-free at 1-866-383-9104. Please provide a valid first name. Please provide a valid last name. Please provide a valid phone. Please provide a valid email.

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The Do's and Do Not's for Examinations for Discovery

(5 days ago) The Do's and Do Not's for Examinations for Discovery. An examination for discovery is a critical part of any personal injury or civil litigation case in British Columbia's Supreme Court. Generally, in a civil or personal injury case, each side has an opportunity to examine the opposing party. If the opposing party is a corporation, partnership

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What to Bring to your First Meeting with a Lawyer

(5 days ago) Eric studied law at the University of Victoria, where he was awarded the Gowlings Prize in Intellectual Property and Technology Law. Mr. Pedersen has appeared in Supreme Court, Provincial Court, and the BC Court of Appeal, and has established himself as an effective advocate for individuals and businesses seeking to resolve disputes and achieve

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Caveat Emptor in Real Estate Transactions

(5 days ago) Caveat emptor is the principle governing the liability of a vendor for defects in property they have sold. Caveat emptor means “buyer beware”; generally, unless the purchaser is protected by a provision in the contract, the purchaser will bear responsibility for any defects in the property.

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Enforceability of Non-Compete Clauses in an Employment

(7 days ago) Eric studied law at the University of Victoria, where he was awarded the Gowlings Prize in Intellectual Property and Technology Law. Mr. Pedersen has appeared in Supreme Court, Provincial Court, and the BC Court of Appeal, and has established himself as an effective advocate for individuals and businesses seeking to resolve disputes and achieve

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Scope of Work in Construction Litigation

(7 days ago) Written by Cadeyrn Christie. Cadeyrn Christie is a civil litigation lawyer and business lawyer with Velletta & Company. A former tradesperson, business owner, and high-performance athlete, Cadeyrn focuses his practice on providing dynamic representation to individuals and businesses.

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Who Gets the Pet

(Just Now) The law firm of Velletta & Company is based in lovely Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We employ some of the best lawyers in BC, and provide powerful, professional counsel to to clients in Victoria, across Canada and around the globe.

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Gregory T. Rhone

(3 days ago) Gregory T. Rhone. -. Lawyer. Gregory Rhone obtained his law degree at the University of Victoria after studying Sciences, English, Classics, Political Science and Philosophy as an undergraduate. He articled with Gordon & Velletta and was called to the bar in February, 1999. Before joining the firm as a civil litigator, he was in private practice.

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The Best Separation Agreement: more about Process than

(2 days ago) Written by W. Eric Pedersen. W. Eric Pedersen is a lawyer practicing in Velletta & Company's civil litigation department. Mr. Pedersen regularly advises individuals and businesses on employment, human rights, labour, and debtor creditor law.

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British Columbia Unlimited Liability Companies

(Just Now) February 20, 2015. tag. Business Law. One of the most recent amendments to the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) (the “BCA”) is the ability for a company to be incorporated in B.C. as an unlimited liability company (ULC). There are only two other jurisdictions in Canada that permit ULCs, namely Alberta and Nova Scotia.

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