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MSC relies on same calculator used by family law professionals

Approximately six years ago, DivorceMate Software Inc. , which is available only to family law professionals, created a sister company, MySupportCalculator.ca (MSC) for use by ... Read more

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Scrap the failing no-fault insurance system

Ontario should abandon its two-and-a-half decade experiment with no-fault auto insurance, says Barrie-area personal injury lawyer  Steve Rastin .  In his recent ... Read more

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Who gets the money when condo land is expropriated?

The expropriation of a condominium's common property has raised the question of who gets the money — those who owned a unit when the land was officially taken or those ... Read more

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Ayo Akenroye's criminal law practice supports the marginalized

Toronto criminal lawyer Ayo Akenroye believes in second chances, striving in his practice to help clients who don’t have a record to stay that way, and supporting those ... Read more

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Responsibility for condo repair a complex issue

Condo owners may wonder who is responsible for restoration after their unit sustains water or other damage, but issues relating to repair and insurance are some of the most ... Read more

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'Cookie cutter' approach inappropriate for parents with addiction

A number of children have been separated from their parents as a result of the current opioid epidemic, but broad assumptions and ‘cookie-cutter’ responses are not the ... Read more

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Insurance rates continue to climb as benefits go down

Ontario drivers are paying more for auto insurance but getting fewer benefits, despite previous promises from the provincial government to reduce premiums by 15 per cent, ... Read more

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Co-buying a house not as rosy as the dream

Turning to property co-ownership in an expensive housing market can make a dream home affordable, but there can be risks that need to be addressed up front, Toronto real estate ... Read more

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IRCC loosens citizenship requirements

Toronto immigration lawyer  Robin Seligman tells  AdvocateDaily.com she welcomes long-awaited changes to the Citizenship Act. Federal Immigration Minister Ahmed ... Read more

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Public should weigh in on workplace surveillance tool laws

The increasing trend toward legislation that would mandate the use of continuous surveillance tools as a safety precaution in private sector organizations would benefit from a ... Read more

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Why many sexual assault victims don’t pursue criminal charges

Many sexual assault victims don't go to police because they don’t want to be re-traumatized, Toronto criminal lawyer Annamaria Enenajor tells CBC News . ... Read more

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Increasing role of private lenders presents risks for lawyers

Recent rule changes have made it more challenging to obtain a mortgage in Canada, with private lenders now often playing a role in helping to finance short-term loans, Toronto ... Read more

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Mediation often best option for resolving neighbour disputes

From a time, cost and client satisfaction perspective, there is no better place to resolve disputes between neighbours than mediation, Toronto mediator and settlement counsel ... Read more

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Co-parenting after divorce requires communication, planning

Co-parenting effectively after a divorce or separation often takes much longer than anticipated, as both parties have to be committed to making it work, Alberta child protection ... Read more

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Informing complainants crucial part of sex assault investigations

A key element of ensuring sexual assault investigations are done properly is to ensure complainants are fully informed as to how the system works — including their option to ... Read more

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Justice system designed to release offenders back into society

News that the man behind the wheel of a vehicle that claimed the lives of three children and their grandfather in an impaired crash two years ago will apply for unattended ... Read more

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Stolen laptop puts mindfulness to the test

During a recent trip to South Africa, Toronto-area family lawyer  Nicolle Kopping-Pavars got a chance to put her mindfulness training to the test. Kopping Pavars, ... Read more

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Securing intellectual property from internal threats

Businesses work hard to prevent outsiders from stealing their intellectual property, but they often neglect the dangers that lie within, says Ryan Duquette, a co-owner of ... Read more

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Ryerson’s Law Practice Program boasts perfect placement record

Ryerson’s Law Practice Program (LPP), now in its fourth year, has a 100-per-cent placement rate securing four-month work placement opportunities for law school graduates. ... Read more

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Grandparents often ‘collateral damage’ in divorce

Grandparents   cut off from seeing their grandchildren can turn to the courts to gain access, but that’s not necessarily the best approach, says Toronto family ... Read more

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