SERVICES

GS&T LLP offers a broad range of legal services to assist you, including these specialized areas:

GS&T LLP offer full litigation services in a wide range of areas. We are not afraid to take on unique and challenging cases to secure the positive outcome you deserve. The lawyers at GS&T are experienced in all areas of civil litigation, including, but not limited to:

  • Personal Injury including; actions against the State, private claims, and ICBC claims
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Defamation
  • Employment Disputes
  • Nuisance Claims
  • Occupiers’ Act Liability
  • Contract Disputes

PRACTITIONERS

Tonia Grace Ondine Snowdon Christopher Terepocki David Honeyman Amy Carter Liza Hughes Gerry Tetreault

The lawyers at GS&T LLP understand the significant impact that criminal charges can have on your life. We will advocate for you at the earliest stages of the criminal process and work tirelessly to secure the best possible result.

The lawyers at GS&T LLP are experienced in all types of criminal charges, including, but not limited to:

  • Assault
  • Break and Enter
  • Conspiracy
  • Criminal harassment
  • Drug offences, including possession, trafficking and production
  • Extorsion
  • Fraud
  • Impaired driving
  • Kidnapping
  • Marijuana offences
  • Mischief
  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Property offences
  • Robbery
  • Sexual assault
  • Theft
  • Weapons charges
  • Youth offences

PRACTITIONERS

Ondine Snowdon Christopher Terepocki Amy Carter

GS&T LLP will fight for your legal rights if you are behind bars. Our team understands the unique issues that prisoners in provincial and federal jails face. We have experience in all areas of prison law, including, but not limited to:

  • Conditions of confinement
  • Enhanced Supervision Program (ESP)
  • File corrections
  • Detention Hearings
  • Disciplinary hearings
  • Human rights
  • Health care issues
  • Involuntary Transfers
  • International Treaty Transfers
  • LGBTQ rights in custody
  • Parole applications
  • Parole suspension and revocation
  • Privacy rights
  • Solitary confinement (administrative segregation & separate confinement)
  • Sentence calculation

PRACTITIONERS

Tonia Grace Christopher Terepocki David Honeyman Amy Carter Liza Hughes

Changing family dynamics can be an emotional time. Our team will approach your family law issue with compassion and aggressively pursue your case to achieve a fair result.

We offer a full range of services to assist families, including:

  • Adoption
  • Access and visitation
  • Child Protection
  • Child Support
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Custody and parenting time
  • Divorce
  • Family Maintenance Enforcement Program
  • Guardianship
  • Property division
  • Protection orders
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Surrogacy Agreements
  • Termination of parental rights

PRACTITIONERS

Tonia Grace Amy Carter Liza Hughes Gerry Tetreault

GS&T LLP is prepared to assist with the broad range of government decisions that can impact your life. We are experienced in appearing before a variety of government tribunals and pursuing your complaint before the courts. We have experience in a number of areas, including (but not limited to):

  • Applications for Habeas Corpus
  • BC Human Rights Tribunal
  • BC Review Board
  • BC Corrections decisions
  • Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
  • College of Physicians & Surgeons complaints
  • Correctional Service of Canada decisions
  • Employment Standards Tribunal
  • Judicial Review
  • Parole Board of Canada
  • Privacy Complaints
  • WorkSafeBC decisions

PRACTITIONERS

Tonia Grace Ondine Snowdon Christopher Terepocki David Honeyman Amy Carter Liza Hughes

Since successfully fighting for the rights of medical marijuana users in Allard v Canada 2016 FC 236, our lawyers are at the forefront of marijuana law in Canada and are ready for the new frontier of legalization of cannabis. Our lawyers are experienced in all areas relating to marijuana law, including (but not limited to):

  • Bylaw enforcement
  • Discrimination
  • Dispensaries
  • MMPR applications
  • Medical marijuana compliance
  • Medical marijuana processors and producers
  • Municipal/Zoning issues
  • Strategic litigation
  • Law reform

PRACTITIONERS

Tonia Grace David Honeyman Liza Hughes

The lawyers at GS&T LLP are committed to fighting discrimination. We are experienced in obtaining human rights remedies under the BC Human Rights Code and the Canadian Human Rights Act involving both government and private defendants.   We can help you pursue a human rights’ claim in all areas, including (but not limited to):

  • Barriers in accessing services and housing
  • Discrimination in accessing education
  • Discrimination in prisons
  • Employment discrimination
  • LGBTQ discrimination

PRACTITIONERS

Tonia Grace Christopher Terepocki David Honeyman Amy Carter Liza Hughes

Your rights in the workplace matter. Whether you have been wrongfully dismissed, injured on the job, suffered workplace harassment, have issues with your union or have any other work-related problem, we can offer you assistance in a variety of areas, including:

  • Discrimination in employment
  • Harassment in the workplace
  • Severance
  • Union complaints
  • WorkSafeBC compensation claims & appeals
  • Wrongful dismissal

PRACTITIONERS

Tonia Grace David Honeyman Liza Hughes Gerry Tetreault

The death of a loved one is a difficult time. Being excluded from a will of a spouse or parent hurts too. In BC, the Wills Variation Act allows spouses, adult/minor children and dependents to challenge a will they have been excluded from and claim the portion of the estate they deserve. Sometimes, beneficiaries under a will are concerned about the way the appointed executor is managing their inheritance. Whatever your estate concern, our lawyers can help you manage navigate this stressful time to achieve peace of mind. We can help you with matters including:

  • Disputed Wills / Inheritance Litigation
  • Intestacy
  • Probate apportionment
  • Removal of an executor
  • Wills Variation Act claims

PRACTITIONERS

Tonia Grace David Honeyman

We provide assistance with aboriginal governance, and land and resource rights. We also assist individual aboriginal clients with criminal legal issues, and civil law claims.

Gerry is the former coordinator of the Aboriginal Justice Studies Department at Native Education College in Vancouver. He has worked as an educator on unceded Nuxalk territory in Bella Coola, and with the Birch Narrows First Nation, in Saskatchewan.

PRACTITIONERS

Gerry Tetreault

We offer assistance with the immigration process including family reunion, work, travel and educational visas. We also assist clients with detention and deportation issues.

Gerry lived in Asia for more than fifteen years, and has personal experience of issues that arise with moving and travelling internationally

PRACTITIONERS

Gerry Tetreault

GS&T firmly believe that a previous conviction should not affect your ability to gain employment and to fully participate in your community. You ought to be judged on who you are now and not based on what you once did.

We are happy to assist people with applying for record suspensions so that your past conviction(s) remain in the past as they should. We offer a personalized service tailored to your needs at every step of the process for a very reasonable fee.

Travelling across international boundaries, and particularly into the United States, can prove difficult for anyone who has had experience with the police or criminal justice system. A person may be refused entry even if they do not have a conviction. We can assist you in obtaining documentation required to travel to the United States and other countries. Our services include assisting with applications for waivers of admissibility and other interventions, depending on your needs. we can offer a reasonable flat rate for our services.

PRACTITIONERS

Ondine Snowdon