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How A Sexual Assault Lawyer Can Help You Win Your Case

Posted on Mar 24, 2020

How A Sexual Assault Lawyer Can Help You Win Your Case | Hanson & Co Lawyers

What Constitutes as Sexual Assault in Canada?

Sexual assault, or rape, refers to the criminal act of “any sexual contact that happens without the consent of both people”. The legal age of consent to sexual activity in Canada is 16, with the exception of young people close in age.

Sexual assault is constituted by any act or threat of unwanted sexual c...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted on Mar 24, 2020

Covid-19 | Hanson & Co Lawyers

If anyone has a legal matter involving COVID, please contact us so we can investigate the matter. We are here to help.


Click here to book your free consultation today.

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World Health Organization declaring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as a “pandemic”

Posted on Mar 20, 2020

World Health Organization declaring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as a “pandemic” | Hanson & Co Lawyers
With the World Health Organization declaring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as a “pandemic”, we have heightened our response to help in reducing the potential community spread of the virus, and hopefully lessen the burden on the healthcare system.

Our focus is on the health and safety of our employees and their families and communities while en...

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Victims of Workplace Sexual Harassment Can Now Claim Free Legal Services in Canada

Posted on Mar 18, 2020

Victims of Workplace Sexual Harassment Can Now Claim Free Legal Services in Canada | Hanson & Co Lawyers
The Vancouver Sun has announced the recent approval of a $2.3 million dollar grant by the Canadian Federal Government to the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS). 

The CLAS has since launched a new program, "SHARP Workplaces", which welcomes up to five hours of free, confidential legal advice for victims of sexual harassment and/or assault in th...

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Why hire an immigration lawyer?

Posted on Feb 28, 2020

Why hire an immigration lawyer? | Hanson Co.
Did you know that approximately 20,000 people are admitted to Canada under the parents and grandparents immigration sponsorship program? Formerly open for applications once per year, the program has been postponed for 2020.

Speaking with an Immigration Lawyer can provide you with the most up-to-date knowledge and legal guidance when it comes to your...

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What happens when a pedestrian is intoxicated during a hit-and-run? 

Posted on Feb 28, 2020

What happens when a pedestrian is intoxicated during a hit-and-run? | Hanson Co.
Jim Hanson, lawyer and founder of Hanson & Co, has recently been mentioned in a Global Canadian news article regarding a motor vehicle accident on Highway 99 in Mt. Currie, B.C., on October 16, 2013.

Hanson & Co’s client Patricia Peters was sitting on the side of the road when she was suddenly struck by a speeding truck. The driver, Glen Bird, had a...

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