PBLI's Family Law 2021: Faculty Speakers Involved in Landmark Polyamorous Family Decision

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | Comments (0)

The British Columbia Supreme Court has filled a gap in the law regarding parentage declaration for a child born to a polyamorous triad. In British Columbia Birth Registration No. 2018-XX-XX5815, 2021 BCSC 767, the court recognized that all three adults involved in a committed polyamorous relationship could be registered as parents of a child conceived by sexual intercourse between two of them.

Commencing Actions on Behalf of an Estate in British Columbia: A Deep Dive into Section 151 with Scott Boucher, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Comments (0)

The enactment of British Columbia’s Wills, Estates and Succession Act (“WESA”) on March 31, 2014 marked the modernization of estates and succession law in British Columbia. WESA overhauled a legislative framework that was outdated and needlessly complex, streamlining the legislation and introducing modern succession processes. Among those introduced was section 151, the first of its kind in the British Columbia estates legislative regime.

Holiday Office Closures

Monday, December 21, 2020 | Comments (0)

PBLI’s office will be closed for the holidays on the following dates:

  • December 24th
  • December 25th
  • December 31st
  • January 1st

If you need your CPD hours before the end of the year, contact us to set up an on-demand rebroadcast. ...Read More

PBLI’s “PAY IT FORWARD” Scholarship – Expanded Criteria

Friday, October 30, 2020 | Comments (0)

Applications are now open for our Pay it Forward scholarships for 2021. We are once again offering three annual CPD scholarships to sole-practitioners in their first five years of call, or to lawyers employed with non-profit organizations. This year we will be offering two additional scholarships to lawyers who don’t fit the base criteria, but whose financial ability to complete their CPD requirement has been severely impacted by COVID-19. Each scholarship entitles the recipient to unlimited access to our live and rebroadcast webinars for the calendar year.

PBLI Offers Special Pricing to Students, Charities and NPOs

Thursday, July 09, 2020 | Comments (0)

Did you know that PBLI has reduced pricing for students, charities and NPOs? At PBLI, we are dedicated to making a positive difference in our community and believe that the best ideas result from collaboration, consultation and informed debate. To encourage diverse perspectives, we invite post-secondary students as well as employees of charities and NPOs to access our programming at a 50% discount.