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.

Trends in Law Practice Management – Calculating the Risks

Presented by the CBA's Legal Profession Assistance Conference, the Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association and the National Law Practice Management and Technology Section live via webconference The advantages of cloud computing, virtual or online law practices and unbundling of legal services are getting a lot of press – convenience to clients, reduced overhead expenses, remote access, [...]

By | February 17th, 2012|Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trends in Law Practice Management – Calculating the Risks

Canadian Centre for Elder Law announces the online launch of its report, Elder and Guardianship Mediation

Generously funded by the Law Foundation of British Columbia, this report is the first comprehensive and internationally comparative study of elder and guardianship mediation in Canada. As a person ages, mediation may be used to resolve disagreements in the context of estate planning, financial planning, organizing caregiving, developing a housing plan, discussing lifestyle choices—varied circumstances where [...]

By | January 12th, 2012|Elder Law, mediation, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Canadian Centre for Elder Law announces the online launch of its report, Elder and Guardianship Mediation

New Incapacity Planning Legislation In Force in BC September 1, 2011

The Adult Guardianship and Planning Statutes Amendment Act, 2007 (the “Act”) came into force on September 1, 2011 and revises the Power of Attorney Act (“POAA”), Representation Agreement Act and Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act (“HCC”). The amendments to the POAA provide greater legislative certainty in both creating and exercising enduring powers [...]

By | September 11th, 2011|Estate Planning, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nicole Garton on Bill Good June 13, 2011

I was on the Bill Good Show on Monday, June 13th, 2011 to talk about the evolution and increasing use of social media in the context of family law.  A description of and an audio link to the interview are below: TURNING TO FACEBOOK TO CATCH A CHEATER: SOCIAL MEDIA AND DIVORCE New York congressman [...]

By | June 15th, 2011|Family Law, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nicole Garton on Bill Good June 13, 2011

Balance, Innovation & Success at Heritage Law

Erica Pinsky, M.Sc, CHRP, is a respectful workplace solutions expert.  As a speaker,  trainer, author and consultant she provides a full range of customized services and solutions to eliminate discrimination, harassment, bullying and  destructive conflict in the workplace.  Her highly acclaimed book, “Road to Respect: Path to Profit” is filled with engaging stories, powerful insights [...]

By | June 14th, 2011|Business, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Respectful Workplaces and Heritage Law

Monique Shebbeare and I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Erica Pinsky, MSc, CHR, a "Respectful Workplace Solutions Expert™," to discuss Heritage Law as part of a series featuring companies that are "getting respect right”.  Erica offered that "learning about firms like yours affirms my vision of the possibility of respectful workplaces where people [...]

By | June 3rd, 2011|Business, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Respectful Workplaces and Heritage Law

Nicole Garton on the Bill Good Show

I had the opportunity to be a guest on the Bill Good Show on May 31st which was a lot of fun.  A description of and an audio link to the interview are below: THE WORST FIGHT OF ALL What could be uglier than children fighting over their dead parent’s estate? Not much… but it’s [...]

By | June 3rd, 2011|Estate Litigation, Estate Planning, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nicole Garton on the Bill Good Show

Incapacity: How to Plan Ahead and What to Do If You Haven’t

Terminal City Club 837 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC V7L 0B1 We invite you to join Monique Shebbeare and Angelique Poutissou of Heritage Law for lunch and a review of the current law of incapacity in BC. Monique will discuss the essentials of incapacity planning, including upcoming changes to the law commencing on September 1, [...]

By | May 17th, 2011|Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Incapacity: How to Plan Ahead and What to Do If You Haven’t