What's love got to do with it?

Seminar ID
IBC-2018-06-20
Date and time
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 PDT   see it in calendar
Presenter
Robyn Jones
Robyn Jones
presenter's bio
Attendance
  • webinar
  • recording
Languages
  • in English
CPD hours
LSBC 3 CPD hours
Description

What's Love got to do with it?

Spouse and Common Law Sponsorship

The relationship
o What type of relationship? Marriage, Common-Law and Conjugal defined
o Proving the Legitimacy of the relationship
o Complications
o Ethical considerations: know your client, ask the right questions, avoid omission or misrepresentation, conflict of interest when representing two clients

The sponsor
o Eligibility factors
o When a sponsor is not eligible
o Sponsor living outside Canada
o Ethical considerations: honesty and candour with the client, managing expectations, preventing misrepresentation

The applicant
o Application in Canada or overseas?
o Strategies in choosing the processing office
o Complications in processing
o Dependents
o What to expect during processing
o Authorizations to leave and re-enter Canada
o Work permits
o Other tidbits

Ethical considerations: who is the client? Competency and skills, managing client’s expectations, resolving issues related to dual representation (I don’t want my husband to know!)

Venue
Webinar
Duration
3 hours
Cost
  • regular fee - $ 90.00
 

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