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Challenging a Will in British Columbia

In British Columbia, the Last Will and Testament of a deceased may be challenged if there are doubts about its validity or fairness. Inheritance is…

VIDEO: Medical Malpractice

Here at Velletta and company we work in the area of medical malpractice, amongst other things. We work with some top notch medical and healthcare…
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What is the meaning of a Common Law Spouse?

Many people in Canada and British Columbia live together before becoming legally married. Some people live together while never having the intention of becoming married.…

VIDEO: Changes to Scope of Work

In any project, whether it is a large residential development or a small residential renovation, there are often changes to the scope of work that…

Termination during a Probationary Period

According to the BC Employment Standards Act, an employee who is terminated without cause is entitled to severance pay or a period of notice based on their…

VIDEO | Incorporation in Canada

I am Michael Velletta, a founding partner of Canadian law firm Velletta & Company. Why should you choose British Columbia as your place to incorporate?…
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The British Columbia Franchises Act

For the first time in British Columbia franchises are now subject to legislation with the enactment of the new Franchises Act (the “Act”) which took…
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