Trina Brubaker

I have Separated from my Spouse. Can I make a New Will?

If you and your spouse separate, you can make a new will before you have finalized your divorce and other related matters such as property division and support. However, if you were to pass away, your family law claim must be resolved before any family assets that are supposed to pass through your estate are […]

Is My Will Still Valid After Separation or Divorce?

An existing will is still valid after separation or divorce. However, section 56(2) of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act, S.B.C. 2009, ch.13 provides that any appointment, power of appointment, or gift to a spouse of a will-maker who has ceased to be a spouse at the time of the will-maker’s death is revoked. If […]

What Happens if a Beneficiary Dies?

The death of a beneficiary named in your will can impact the way in which your estate is distributed. The nature of the impact will depend on the terms of your will. Estates are often distributed by way of their “residue” as opposed to the distribution of specific assets. The residue of your estate is […]

Gliege v. Gliege

In this case, Stuart Cappus and Trina Brubaker acted for a man who, unfortunately, was being sued by his father for the return of a piece of property that his father had transferred to him several years prior. The pair had a falling-out almost two-years after the transfer when the son made efforts to develop the […]

Strazza v. Ryder

In this case, Marsha Bishop and Trina Brubaker acted for a young man who was injured in a rear-end collision while working as a delivery driver. The impact was significant enough to cause more than $4,000 in damage to the vehicle our client was driving. As a result of the collision, our client sustained injuries […]

Gravelle v. Seargeant

In this case, Richard Johnston and Trina Brubaker acted for a young man who was injured in two collisions. When he was just 16-years-old, our client was struck by a Dodge Viper as he was walking along the side of a road. The Viper struck our client with such force that it threw him about […]

RE/MAX Real Estate Licensing 101 Course

Trina Brubaker, Associate at Johnston Franklin Bishop, is looking forward to participating as a guest presenter in the upcoming RE/MAX Real Estate Licensing 101 Course. The course will run for 12 weeks on Thursday evenings, commencing February 18, 2016, and will be facilitated by Dr. Ken Hammer, VIU Professor, and Braden Wheatcrof, Licensed REALTOR with […]