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12 Ways to Beat Parenting Stress

7/12/2018
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It takes a village to raise a child. Why not share the load? Why not avoid petty conflict with our kids? Here are a couple of book suggestions and ways to create community to help make our job of parenting less stressful. ************* More questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today.

Duration:00:07:58

What To Do If You Are The Victim Of A Hit & Run

7/4/2018
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Whether you're walking down the street, riding your bike, or driving, if you've been the victim of a hit & run accident you'll want to watch this video. It's not enough to just call the police and start your insurance claim. ************* More questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today.

Duration:00:05:07

Power of Attorney

7/4/2018
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Did you now that there are different types of Powers of Attorney? It's important to know what your options are if you are planning for the future and you think you might need help managing your affairs. **************** More questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today.

Duration:00:04:53

Why We Recommend Counseling

7/4/2018
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Separation and divorce can be overwhelming, and even extraordinarily painful. We recommend taking the time to get some counselling to help you move through the grief. *********** More questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today.

Duration:00:03:00

Slip & Fall Settlements

7/4/2018
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The Occupier's Liability Act creates a duty of care on the owner or operator of a building or premises generally to make sure that the area is safe for the people who attend that space. Watch as Michael Sanhu explains how a Slip & Fall Settlement is handled. **************** More questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today.

Duration:00:04:56

History of the Bicycle

6/28/2018
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Everything you ever wanted to know about the history of the bicycle! And then we get into what we know best: helping you with your bicycle accident claim. ****************** More questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today: http://www.hemmingerlawgroup.com/

Duration:00:03:34

Thin Skull Rule

6/28/2018
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You’ll want to listen to this one all the way to the end. Here, Michael Sandhu explain this tricky bit of law about pre-existing injury. ****************** More questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today: http://www.hemmingerlawgroup.com/

Duration:00:03:15

Why We're Concerned About The Proposed ICBC Caps

6/28/2018
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This video is all about those dreaded ICBC Caps that we’ve all been hearing about, and how they might affect you and your claim. Watch Michael Davis discuss the proposed legislation, and how disputed claims will be handled if legislation is passed by the proposed April 2019 deadline. ****************** More questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today: http://www.hemmingerlawgroup.com/

Duration:00:05:10

Be A Good Role Model For Your Kids After The Divorce

6/22/2018
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When people separate, their kids are going to get over it. But, sometimes they can’t get over the separation because their parents keep them in the middle of conflict. Here we talk about how to be a good role model for your kids after divorce. ******************** Questions? Book your free consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today: http://www.hemmingerlawgroup.com/

Duration:00:06:19

Personal Injury Mediation

1/8/2018
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Mediation is the best trial prep ever. Full stop. First of all, let's talk about what the process is. In personal injury matters, is really, a professionally guided negotiation between the opposing sides of a case. Typically, there are five players in the room. There is the lawyer for the insurance company, an employee from the insurance company, the plaintiff (also known as you, the client), your lawyer (also known as us), and the mediator. Your mediator will be trained in dispute...

Duration:00:07:38

Motorcycle Accident Claim

1/3/2018
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Motorcycle riders understand the importance of defensive riding. Without the protection of a typical vehicle, riders are much more vulnerable, and can also be harder to see. Unfortunately, no matter how skilled a motorcycle rider may be, accidents can be caused by other drivers. Here’s what you need to know as a motorcycle rider. ****************** Are you injured? Or do you have more questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today:...

Duration:00:06:59

Avoid These 10 Costly ICBC Claim Mistakes

12/19/2017
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Accidents can happen to anybody. If you’ve been injured in an accident, or even if you haven’t, it’s good to know the costly mistakes that should be avoided with respect to your ICBC claim. Something as simple as not seeing your doctor regularly can have a negative effect on your ICBC claim. You’ll also want to hire a lawyer, and right away. We’ve seen countless examples where people who hired and paid a lawyer still pocketed much more money than they would have by accepting the initial...

Duration:00:12:02

The Best Thing Your ICBC Lawyer Can Do

12/15/2017
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The job of your motor-vehicle accident lawyer is to get you the most money possible to compensate you for your injuries. This includes pain and suffering, lost wages, medical costs, and out of pocket expenses. Your lawyer will communicate with the ICBC adjuster or another adjuster and tell the story about your injuries and how they’ve impacted your life. If your lawyer is unable to reach an agreement with the adjuster, they must then present your case in court. Your lawyer’s job goes much...

Duration:00:09:43

Your ICBC Claim: 3 Things To Know

12/11/2017
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Many times, injured people are not sure about whether or not it is worth it to hire a lawyer. They are often concerned about the cost. At Hemminger Law Group Westshore, it is our view that the best thing to do is meet with one of our lawyers and tell them about your claim. You and the lawyer will discuss whether or not it makes sense to hire a lawyer for your claim. ICBC does not want you to hire a lawyer. At the initial phases of your case, ICBC adjustors may be very friendly and...

Duration:00:05:56

How Not To Be A Grinch At Christmas When Sharing Custody

12/5/2017
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Christmas can be a tough time for separated parents sharing custody. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be! For the sake of your child or children, there are many things you can do to ensure a happy Christmas for them. Conversely, you should be aware of some actions that can make things a whole lot more difficult than they have to be. How do you handle each parent having different religious beliefs? Should your Christmas gifts be kept at your home only? Can two separated...

Duration:00:17:02

Are the courts against Dads? The truth about child custody for fathers.

8/2/2017
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When it comes to child custody battles, fathers may feel like the odds are stacked against them. But, in fact, this is not the case. British Columbia’s Family Law Act ceased using the word “custody” in 2013, favoring terms such as “parenting responsibilities” and “parenting time,” but still relating to what we think of as custody. The act considers parenting roles of both parents, and courts often start from the place that a child needs both parents. The best interest of the child is...

Duration:00:14:12

Here is the best child custody advice for your case (and your kids)

7/28/2017
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Having dealt with many child custody cases, lawyer Val Hemminger shares the single most important piece of child custody advice. You’ll hear why it’s important to take the high road in a custody battle, even though it may seem difficult or you may want revenge. With custody comes responsibility. It’s not about winning, it’s about what is best. ****************** More questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today: http://www.hemmingerlawgroup.com/

Duration:00:11:55

Top 4 Qualities of the Best Divorce Lawyers

7/21/2017
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Going through a divorce is tough, and then there's the added difficulty and stress of trying to pick the right divorce lawyer to represent you. There's a lot riding on the choice. In this episode, Val Hamminger shares tips and insight on qualities that you can use to identify a great divorce lawyer. ****************** More questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today: http://www.hemmingerlawgroup.com/

Duration:00:11:52

Why mediation can be a great idea for your case. Even if you don't settle.

7/21/2017
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Successful mediation can help you avoid the stress, wasted time, and expense of going to trial. Lawyer Val Hemminger explains the benefits of meditation, the process, and why it's still beneficial even if unsuccessful. ****************** More questions? Book your no-obligation consultation with Hemminger Law Group Westshore today: http://www.hemmingerlawgroup.com/

Duration:00:08:47

If you were not in a marriage-like relationship, you just might avoid support.

7/16/2017
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Whether or not a relationship between two parents is considered spousal can have a significant impact should they decide to part ways. Even though there may not have been an official marriage, a relationship can still qualify as "marriage-like." This can be tough to determine in court, factoring in everything from sleeping arrangements to family vacations, and is important to be aware of. Listen as Val Hemminger from Hemminger Law Group Westshore explains marriage-like relationships and...

Duration:00:06:30