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How to effectively fire an employee for incompetence

Vaughan labour and employment lawyer Arthur Zeilikman  says it's vital to carefully draw up employment contracts to limit certain liabilities when facing wrongful dismissal ... Read more

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Financial disclosure key to settling family law case

In family law matters, financial disclosure, knowledge and information are the most valuable tools that parties have when trying to settle a case, Toronto-area family lawyer  ... Read more

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Court of Appeal ruling on custody could have 'far-reaching' effect

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal ruling in a custody dispute where the father is a police officer could have a widespread impact on a number of other family law cases, Toronto ... Read more

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Fill-in-the-blanks approach not suited to estate planning

Information is key to sensible and tax-efficient estate planning, Toronto wills and estates lawyer  Mary Wahbi tells AdvocateDaily.com . “Sometimes clients are ... Read more

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Know the risks before playing football

Young athletes and their parents should make fully informed decisions about participation in contact sports, says Toronto critical injury lawyer  John McLeish .  A ... Read more

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More than just your average travel insurance: Marchand

Purchasing travel insurance ahead of a vacation is commonplace, but hosting visitors from abroad should have the same protection, says Dawn Marchand , the vice-president of ... Read more

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Don't cut lawyers out of accident benefits system

Removing lawyers from the accident benefits system would be bad for injured victims, says Ottawa personal injury lawyer  Najma Rashid . In his recent report on ... Read more

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Applications may help resolve wrongful dismissal cases

Although many employment lawyers expected summary judgment motions to increase in recent years, those bold enough to try the application route instead may find a solution to the ... Read more

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Benefits of reference letters can outweigh downsides for employers

Although a great deal of misunderstanding exists over whether or not to give a reference to an employee who was dismissed without cause, ultimately, many of the concerns employers ... Read more

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Low overhead key consideration when moving law office

Although a number of issues often factor into a decision to relocate a law firm to a new address, Edmonton lawyer  Kirk Goodman tells The Lawyer’s Daily that ... Read more

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Leasing extra office space provides flexibility for law firm

Even when a law firm no longer needs a large office, leasing the extra space may prove to be a better option than moving to a new building, Toronto civil litigator  Natalie ... Read more

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Laid-off workers get new bargaining chip: De Vellis

A Court of Appeal judge has provided a new bargaining chip for laid-off workers negotiating severance packages with their employers, says Toronto labour and employment ... Read more

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Classroom 'liaison lawyer' role ideal opportunity to give back

For lawyers looking to give back and impart their legal knowledge and experience on the next generation, acting as a liaison lawyer with a high school law class may be the ... Read more

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Prompt mortgage funding crucial in hot property market

Buyers purchasing new-builds in a hot real estate market need to take particular care to get their funds ready on time, says Toronto real estate lawyer  Daniel Bernstein . ... Read more

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Cyclist safety is everyone's business: Cahill

Common sense and calmness are important in the relationship between motorists and cyclists, says Toronto personal injury lawyer  Paul Cahill . Following traffic rules, ... Read more

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It's difficult to be an employee during bankruptcy: Hum

The ongoing and drastic restructuring by Sears highlights a need for government to change laws to offer more financial protection to affected employees, says Toronto employment ... Read more

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Resolution of crossbow case avoids consecutive sentences

TORONTO — A Toronto man was formally handed a life sentence Friday after pleading guilty to the so-called ``crossbow killings'' of his mother and two brothers last August. ... Read more

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‘Beautiful’ Charter decision gives disabled adults right to child support

Toronto-area family lawyer  Ella Aiaseh strongly welcomes the provincial government’s move to give adult children with disabilities access to child support. ... Read more

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Second time might be the charm for challenge of panhandling law: Mandin

A recently launched constitutional challenge to Ontario’s panhandling law has a better chance of success than a failed attempt more than a decade ago, says Toronto civil ... Read more

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Gap in Canada's employee laws stings Sears' workers: Rudner

A gap in Canada’s employee protection laws is evident in Sears Canada’s denial of severance pay to 2,900 laid off workers while it seeks creditor protection, says ... Read more

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