Heritage Law

220 – 545 Clyde Avenue
West Vancouver, BC V7T 1C5

Phone: 778-786-0615
Fax: 778-786-0616
Email: info@bcheritagelaw.com

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About Nicole

Nicole Garton, B.A., LL.B. is the principal of Heritage Law and practices in the areas of wills, estates and family law.

Nicole Garton to train Department of Justice Lawyers for New Pro Bono Wills Clinic

The Department of Justice has designed a new Wills Clinic where DOJ lawyers will draft simple wills for low-income seniors and terminally ill people at a weekly clinic at the Justice Access Centre in the downtown Vancouver courthouse.  Clients will be able to book a series of appointments in order to have their wills prepared [...]

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Elder and Adult Guardianship Mediation in BC: A New and Growing Field

Elder & Guardianship Mediation in BC Presentation to the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch ADR-Vancouver Section on March 13, 2012 essentially a summary of Elder and Guardianship Mediation: A Report Prepared by The Canadian Centre for Elder Law, (CCEL Report No. 5), January 2012 (the “Report”)  The Report is available online at http://www.bcli.org/ccel/projects/elder-and-guardianshipmediation Funded by [...]

By | March 13th, 2012|Adult Guardianship, Elder Law, mediation, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Nicole Garton to Present at the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners 10th Annual National Conference

Nicole Garton will present on estate planning at the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners (CIFPs) 10th Annual National Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 29th. The Canadian Institute of Financial Planners is a member association for financial planners in Canada. Each year, CIFPs sponsors a conference that has evolved to become the biggest in [...]

By | February 24th, 2012|Estate Planning, Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nicole Garton to Present at the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners 10th Annual National Conference

Nicole Garton to Co-Chair New Course on Elder Law Mediation for CLE BC

Nicole Garton will chair a new course on Elder Law Mediation for the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC. Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver Who should attend: Lawyers and mediators. Learning level: All levels Elder and guardianship mediation is a new and growing field [...]

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Presentation on Elder Law Mediation to the CBA BC Branch ADR Section

Nicole Garton of Heritage Law will present to the CBA BC Branch Alternative Dispute Resolution Section on Elder Law Mediation at its March meeting. Elder and guardianship mediation is a new and growing field of practice that is also fraught with complex legal and ethical considerations for the mediator. This presentation will highlight the particular sensitivity [...]

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Mediating with Technology: Opportunities and Risks

Technology can significantly enhance your mediation practice in terms of facilitating autonomy, accessing remote clients and increasing the efficiency of your practice. That said, proper risk management procedures must be put in place to ensure the security of your practice and to protect confidential client information. This concise overview will outline the various technology options [...]

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