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Privacy interests of plaintiffs on social media 'still not settled law'

As a recent ruling suggests, allowing several 'friends' to access the private section of a Facebook account does not always mean a plaintiff is giving up privacy rights to ... Read more

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Motion for financial disclosure: fishing expedition or balanced request?

Financial disclosure requests can become a battleground in hard-fought litigation, Toronto family lawyer  Brian Ludmer  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Ludmer, ... Read more

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Who’s liable in a slip and fall?

Snow and ice are nothing new in most parts of Canada during the winter, and yet property owners continue to neglect to clear their sidewalks, resulting in slip-and-fall accidents ... Read more

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Domestic violence and the police: a primer

When alcohol or high emotions lead to physical conflict in a marriage, all too often one partner will call the police and then live to sorely regret it, says Toronto criminal and ... Read more

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Hiring a lawyer to defend a DUI charge

When hiring a lawyer to fight driving under the influence (DUI) charges, look for someone who can give you a complete picture of the pros and cons of your case, says ... Read more

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'Taco Tuesday' mark may not be distinctive enough to enforce

A trademark has to be “distinctive” of a single brand to be valid and enforceable, Toronto intellectual property lawyer John Simpson tells MetroNews . A ... Read more

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Property rights lacking for Ontario common-law spouses

Contrary to popular opinion, common-law spouses in Ontario enjoy very few of the property rights granted to married spouses, Toronto family and estates lawyer  Karon ... Read more

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Creditors can seize funds despite Mareva injunction

While a Mareva injunction is an effective tool to stop another party from dissipating their assets, a recent Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) ruling confirms that it will not keep ... Read more

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Sexual misconduct: pros and cons of civil court actions

The #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct and the media attention it’s received could encourage more victims to launch lawsuits to seek justice, but it’s important ... Read more

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Be explicit when drafting termination clauses

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision offers further clarity for employers in drafting termination clauses in employment agreements, Toronto civil litigator Bruce Baron ... Read more

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Lesage: court puts insurance industry ‘on notice’

An Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision ordering an insurance company to pay full indemnity costs of $72,000 sends a strong message to the industry, Toronto litigator ... Read more

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How to increase your company’s value before selling

Doing research before you put a business on the selling block and gathering a team together to help can increase the value of a company by up to 50 per cent, says Edmonton real ... Read more

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Take care with reconciliation clauses in separation agreements

Reunited couples should pay close attention to the reconciliation clauses in their separation agreements to avoid being burned should they split a second time, Toronto family ... Read more

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Court not the best place for neighbour disputes

A combination of high emotion and low judicial tolerance makes mediation the best route for neighbour disputes, Toronto mediator and settlement counsel Mitchell Rose tells ... Read more

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Innovation, speed crucial when filing blockchain patents

Being ahead of the curve is key in the red-hot blockchain sector, but those looking to file patents in the space should be sure their filing is not simply an application of ... Read more

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Daya keeps watch over firm’s financial health

Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya tells Law Times that when she made the leap from partner to principal, her top priority was getting a better handle on the ... Read more

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Ontario ruling key to aboriginal sentencing

A key 2017 Ontario Court of Justice decision  is an impactful judgment that modernizes a Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruling from 19 years ago that carried widespread ... Read more

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Report warned rights of N.S. people with disabilities 'verging' on violation

HALIFAX — An external report warned more than a decade ago that a Nova Scotia hospital was ``verging'' on violating the basic rights of people with disabilities by ... Read more

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Legal advice on marijuana crucial for condo boards

Condominium boards should think about whether restrictions on marijuana smoke are needed in their buildings before legalization takes effect later this year, says Toronto ... Read more

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French LPP boosts Ontario's Francophone community

The Law Society of Ontario’s (LSO) French Law Practice Program (LPP) is a boost to the province’s French-speaking bar and broader francophone community, Brampton ... Read more

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