Author: Waterstone Law Group

Waterstone Welcomes Michael S. Jones

We are happy to welcome Michael Jones to our Waterstone team! Michael is working primarily out of our Langley office, practicing in the area of family law.  He assists clients with issues related to child support, spousal support, property division, child custody, cohabitation agreements and divorce applications. Michael strives to maintain a practice focused on […]

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Computerized Hiring in BC

In the most recent posts on our BC Employment Lawyer Blog, we are discussing the emerging trend of computerized hiring and its potential impact on employers, employees, and employment law in general. There is little doubt that technology will affect employment law, and as you’ll read, it may already be chipping away at the age old phrase […]

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Waterstone Welcomes Amy Sidhu

We are pleased to welcome our newest lawyer, Amy Sidhu, to the Waterstone team! Amy will be working primarily out of our Chilliwack office as part of our corporate commercial and real estate development groups. Amy was born and raised in Abbotsford. After completing her Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Victoria in […]

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BC’s New Limitation Act – What Employees Need to Know

There’s a new blog post for employees over on our BC Employment Lawyer Blog. We are discussing BC’s new Limitation Act and how recent changes have impacted the limitation periods for employment related claims.

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Passports for Children

An issue often arising from a family breakdown is the difficulty in acquiring passports for children under the age of 16. In today’s blog post on our Family Law Blog, we discuss some of the reasons for passport processing difficulties, and, more importantly, offers up a few useful, preventative steps that parents can take to minimize the […]

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Partnership Agreements

Are you an employee who has been asked to join a partnership?  A partner being forced to leave? In today’s blog post over at our employment law blog, Daniel Sorensen discusses Partnership Agreements and how a recent decision by the British Columbia Court of Appeal ruling that partners are not employees affects those considering, entering […]

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Linking Email and Social Media to Family Violence

In today’s blog post over at www.bcfamilylawyerblog.ca, Janette Kovacs discusses the new Family Law Act and how it’s broadened definition of “family violence” may cause the Courts to view hurtful, mean, threatening and harassing instant communication, either by email, Facebook, Twitter, text messages or other forms of instant communication as a form of violence.

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Reasonable Notice on Resignation

I just need to give my employer two weeks notice to fulfill my obligations, and then I’m free to move on… Many believe this to be fact, regardless of how long they’ve held their job or how critical their job is to their employer.  Most will be surprised to learn  that two weeks’ notice is […]

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Waterstone helps sponsor the Chilliwack appearance of Canadian Olympic Bronze Medal Winning Soccer Players

Thanks in part to the financial support of Waterstone Law Group LLP, on October 27, 2012, Chilliwack FC will be hosting 3 members of Canada’s bronze medal winning women’s Olympic soccer team, Sophie Schmidt, Brittany Timko, and Emily Zurre. The 3 Olympians will be in Chilliwack that day to pull the winning tickets for Chilliwack […]

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Employment Law Blog Launch

Congratulations to Daniel Sorensen on the launch of his new Employment Lawyer Blog! Written for both employers and employees, Daniel’s blog is intended to help provide a better understanding of the processes and laws relating to all aspects of employment relationships in British Columbia including: Employment agreements Compensation Benefits Vacation Hours of work Overtime Bonuses […]

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