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NEW Cybersecurity should be top of mind for all

 TORONTO — What is nearly imperceptible, leaks important secrets and can keep Canada's top bankers up at night? A cyberattack. It's not a punch line but a ... Read more

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Beware HST issues in new condo flips

Condo flippers should be prepared for HST issues when they assign purchase contracts for newly constructed units   to a third party, says Toronto real estate ... Read more

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The role of medical experts in malpractice suits

Expert witnesses in a medical malpractice lawsuit may not necessarily be diametrically opposed in their opinions, but the testimony of one might be persuasive enough to sway the ... Read more

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Health professionals and patients: the need for appropriate boundaries

The disciplinary proceedings against an Ontario family physician who admitted to showing naked pictures of himself to patients highlights the importance of all health ... Read more

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Invisible injuries: legal roadblocks

In Part 2 of a three-part series on concussions, Toronto personal injury lawyer Alison Burrison describes the legal roadblocks faced by clients suffering from the long-term ... Read more

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The nightmare of retaining estate planning documents

Like most of her estate-planning colleagues, Toronto wills and estates lawyer Mary Wahbi retains the originals of clients’ wills — encompassing wills and other ... Read more

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Tips for surviving divorce in the digital age

While it may be tempting to bad-mouth your estranged spouse on social media, Markham family law lawyer  Andrew Feldstein says it’s important to resist. “The ... Read more

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Bales is skeptical that Unified Family Courts will become a reality

Toronto family lawyer Karon Bales tells Law Times  that while she supports the move to expand Unified Family Courts throughout the province, she remains skeptical that the ... Read more

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Momentum gathering behind equal shared parenting law

A combination of positive social science research and sympathetic public opinion has set the scene for a fresh attempt to make equal shared parenting (ESP) the default position in ... Read more

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Forcillo's alleged bail breach and what it may mean for further release

TORONTO — A Toronto police officer convicted of attempted murder in the fatal shooting of a teen on an empty streetcar four years ago has been charged with breaching ... Read more

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More civil cases involving sex assaults expected: O'Connor

TORONTO — There are several advantages to an Ontario woman's plan to sue Harvey Weinstein over alleged sexual assaults, say legal experts who believe civil court offers ... Read more

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Distracted walking bill unfairly targets pedestrians

Fining distracted pedestrians would unfairly shift the onus away from drivers for improving road safety, says Toronto personal injury lawyer  Jessica B. Mahabir . A ... Read more

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Accidents abroad: protect yourself part 2

In part 2 of our mini-series on accidents abroad, Kitchener litigation lawyer Graham Bennett discusses what you should do if you get into an accident abroad. Saying ... Read more

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Opportunity to ‘tell story’ in mediation paves the way to settlement

Over more than 30 years of practice, Toronto litigator and mediator Howard Winkler has always taken a problem-solving approach to his clients’ needs. “When they ... Read more

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Justice system delays compound crash victims' suffering

Delays in the justice system are compounding the suffering of road crash victims, Toronto critical injury lawyer  Patrick Brown  writes in The Lawyers Daily . Brown, ... Read more

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Equal shared parenting proposal doesn’t serve children: Diamond

Despite calls for new legislation that establishes equal shared parenting as the default position in custody disputes, Toronto family lawyer  Richard Diamond tells Law ... Read more

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Immigration numbers ‘not radically different’ under new plan

Canada’s new immigration plan might add clarity, but it doesn't substantially increase the number of immigrants, Toronto immigration lawyer  Andrew Carvajal tells ... Read more

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Put a time limit on spousal support waivers

Putting a time limit on spousal support waivers could reduce the chances of a cohabitation agreement challenge, says Ottawa family law lawyer  Timothy N. Sullivan .  ... Read more

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Collaborative settlement reduces negative impact on children

Parents who are divorcing can seek a meaningful settlement through alternatives to the adversarial court system and reduce the stress on family members, including children, says ... Read more

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Broaching difficult conversations with aging parents

Having a conversation with aging parents about their wishes once they’re unable to care for themselves is difficult, so Toronto litigator Matthew Urback advises adult ... Read more

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