Family, Estates & Trusts 


Onyx Law Group logo



The Important Role of an Estate Trustee

Getting an estate plan in place is among the most important things you can do to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your wealth. A key element of any est…
| , ,

Committeeship Applications in BC

An application to the BC Supreme Court is necessary for a person to become the guardian or “committee” of an incapable adult. The court application for com…
| ,

What is a Constructive Trust?

A constructive trust can be used to resolve unfairness. If you have been wrongfully deprived of property, a constructive trust may be the solution to right t…

What is Lack of Testamentary Capacity in BC?

Testamentary capacity is an essential element when it comes to will-making. A Will can be declared invalid if the will maker didn’t have the necessary capaci…

Reasons to Contest a Will in BC

You may be able to contest a Will if you believe it doesn’t reflect the wishes of a family member. Contesting a Will means applying to the BC court to have a…

How Much Does it Cost to Make a Will in BC?

Having a Will is important, yet so many people put off making a Will. Cost concerns are often cited as the reason for not having a Will.  At Onyx Law Group, …

Is A Girlfriend A Spouse? Common Law in British Columbia

In British Columbia, determining if a girlfriend is considered a spouse hinges on whether their relationship is deemed “marriage-like.” British Columbia’s le…
| , ,

Dying Without a Will in BC

Making a Will is relatively easy and provides powerful peace of mind. Yet many BC residents don’t have a Will in place. Recent statistics suggest that only 5…

Annulment vs Divorce in British Columbia

Ending a marriage is never easy. When a marriage breaks down, it gives rise to complex emotional and financial issues.  Another major issue: how do you end y…

Estate Planning for Blended Families in BC

After separation or divorce, many people move on to form new relationships. With the steady rise in the number of second marriages and blended families, we h…
  • We were made to feel valued and heard. Integrity, competence and a passion for justice definitely describes Onyx. They are also caring, compassionate and have a good sense of humour.

  • Thanks to Onyx’s straightforward approach, this litigation was resolved with the best outcome for myself and my children. Although this ordeal was emotionally trying, we can get on with our lives, without added worry and stress.

  • I chose the right law firm and I know our future is on the proper course because of Onyx. I wouldn’t hesitate to tell anyone who needs good legal representation to take my words to heart.

We will find the best way to help you


650 West Georgia Street
Suite 1215 - The Scotia Tower
Vancouver, BC  V6B 4N9

T (604) 900 2538
F (604) 900 2539

New Westminster

26 Fourth Street
Suite 100
New Westminster, BC  V3L 5M4

T (604) 900 2538
F (604) 900 2539


1631 Dickson Avenue
Suite 1100
Kelowna, BC  V1Y 0B5

T (604) 900-2538
F (604) 900-2539

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be considered legal, financial, tax, medical, or any other professional advice.