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  • Your Facebook Profile as Evidence Against You – Part 2

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    With the explosion in social media use over the past few years, it should come as no big surprise that the issue of evidence attached to Facebook and other social media profiles is being addressed more frequently by the Courts. In today’s blog post, Daniel Sorensen discusses this hot topic…

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    Congratulations to Daniel Sorensen on his new position as the chair of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley. The vision of Big Brothers Big Sisters is for children to”…have the opportunity to maximize their potential, have confidence in themselves, achieve a fulfilling lifestyle and grow into productive, contributing…

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  • Family Lawyer Blog: Adopting a Family Member

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    Sometimes the circumstances are such that a child’s birth parents, for whatever reason, are unable to fulfill their role as parents, and sometimes it is possible for a family member to adopt the child. In British Columbia, a birth parent or a guardian related to the child is permitted to…

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  • Family Lawyer Blog: “Review” of Spousal Support

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    One of the more contentious issues upon the breakdown of a common law or marriage relationship is that of spousal support. Often a court will order that spousal support in a certain sum be paid for a period of time, either “until further order of the court” or with a…

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  • Advance Care Planning Day

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    Do you know who would speak for you and make health care decisions on your behalf if you were suddenly faced with a life-threatening health issue and were unable to communicate? April 16 is National Advance Care Planning Day – a day for Canadians to speak with family members and…

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  • Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association Gala

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    Congratulations to the Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association on their very successful gala fundraiser, held this past weekend at Northview Golf and Country Club. The fourth annual Pathway to Hope Gala, “An Evening of Magic”, featured Kim Pemberton, of the Vancouver Sun, as speaker and Ryan Walter, President of the…

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  • Staff Spotlight: Kathleen Wiens

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    Waterstone Law Group is very proud of the team of staff and lawyers that we have working together.  Not only do they work hard day in and day out to ensure that our clients receive the service they are entitled to, but many are also actively involved in our community. …

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  • Aboriginal Business Conference

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    We wish to extend our thanks to the Stó:lō Chiefs, Councilors, Band Managers, Senior Band Staff and members of the Aboriginal business communities throughout the Stó:lō Traditional Territory who took part in our recent Aboriginal Business Conference. The conference, offered in conjunction with KPMG and Sto:lo Community Futures, was designed…

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  • Edward Kaye Receives Paul Harris Fellowship Award

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    Congratulations to Ed Kaye, who was presented with the prestigious Paul Harris Fellowship Award by the Rotary Club of Chilliwack/Fraser at their meeting on February 22, 2012. This Award was given in recognition of Ed’s exceptional service to the community and to the work of the Rotary Foundation. Ed has…

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  • ChillSpell 2012

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    We offer our congratulations to the 50+ students who participated in this year’s ChillSpell competition, which took place on January 31, 2012. A special congratulations goes to Grade 8 Vedder Middle School student, Kaelyn Burns, who won the tournament. Waterstone is a strong supporter of literacy, education and our communities,…

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