Charities and Not-for-Profit

Our charities and not-for-profit group is here to assist charitable groups and societies with all aspects of your organization’s needs. Our team represents numerous societies and not-for-profits. We take the time to understand your organizations need and tailor the legal services to your needs and budget.

As of November 2016, the former BC Society Act was replaced by the new BC Societies Act. The Doak Shirreff Kelowna lawyers team is highly experienced and knowledgeable with the new rules and we are able to help clients transition and operate smoothly.

Our areas of service include:

  • Reviewing your current constitution and bylaws
  • Advising on changes to your constitution and/or bylaws
  • Advising on the timeline for the transition
  • Advising on possible governance and operational policies
  • Advising with respect to managing employees and/or volunteers
  • Addressing general legal matters
  • Maintenance and filling records on the new online electronic filing system of the BC Registrar of Companies
    Acting as registered office

We recommend that you contact us to assist you in understanding and addressing any of your organization’s needs.

Kelowna Charities and Not-for-Profit Lawyers

Please feel free to contact us for assistance with your Charities and Not-for-Profit law matters.
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