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Practical teaching of eDiscovery lacking in Canadian law schools

Programs to teach law students, bar admission candidates and practising lawyers about electronic discovery are sorely lacking in Canada — and there seems to be little ... Read more

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Keep social media posts private during litigation

Triple checking your social media privacy settings is of the “utmost importance” when involved in litigation, Windsor personal injury lawyer Gino Paciocco tells ... Read more

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Time for police to stop automatically believing victims: Neuberger

Canadian police should follow the example of their counterparts in the U.K. and stop automatically believing sexual assault complainants, Toronto criminal lawyer  Joseph ... Read more

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Chaiton-Murray named Fogelman Law partner

Toronto family lawyer  Erin Chaiton-Murray  has been named a partner at  Fogelman Law . She tells  AdvocateDaily.com she’s thrilled with the ... Read more

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Rare EI case leads to call for service changes to avoid stress for claimants

An Ottawa woman was confused when she opened the letter from Service Canada and found not a cheque for sickness benefits, but a request for repayment totalling almost $5,000. ... Read more

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#MeToo can help clarify acceptable workplace behaviour

While the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement has made some people feel safer coming forward with sexual harassment allegations, it has also revealed a lack of understanding of ... Read more

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Take steps to account for RESPs in estate plan

A Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a popular and useful way to save for a child’s or grandchild’s post-secondary tuition — but if ... Read more

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Client complaints inevitable in emotional practice areas

Law society complaints are an occupational hazard for lawyers in emotional practice areas, Toronto trust and estate litigator  Felice Kirsh  tells  ... Read more

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Spouse often first to know ex is hiding assets

If you suspect your ex is being ‘financially unfaithful,’ it’s a wise idea to hire a family lawyer to ensure that your legal rights are properly protected, ... Read more

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Family law tips for estate and trust practitioners: part 2

A little family law familiarity can go a long way for estate and trust practitioners, says Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Samara Shuber . Shuber, a lawyer with ... Read more

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Fertility doctor accused of impregnating women with own sperm

OTTAWA — A law firm pursuing a class-action suit against a former Ottawa fertility doctor says it has evidence indicating he fathered 11 children by impregnating ... Read more

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Facebook scandal boosts awareness of data privacy

Canadians’ growing awareness of data ownership rules could be a silver lining in the Facebook privacy scandal, Toronto litigator  Sharon Bauer  tells  ... Read more

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Challenges of presenting chronic pain cases to juries

About two-thirds of the caseload of a personal injury practitioner is dealing with chronic pain cases so it’s important to address jury bias in litigation, says Bowmanville ... Read more

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Beware retainer creep when unbundling legal services

Lawyers offering unbundled legal services should beware of retainer creep, Ottawa family lawyer  Timothy N. Sullivan  tells  AdvocateDaily.com .  Sullivan, ... Read more

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Co-habitation agreement: an uncomfortable but necessary conversation

People in a committed common-law relationship should have a cohabitation agreement to protect their interests in case the relationship ends, says Pickering family lawyer  ... Read more

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Neuroscience knowledge boosts settlement chances

All parties involved in alternative dispute resolution can benefit from understanding what is going on in the brain during settlement talks, Toronto lawyer and mediator  ... Read more

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OCA decision not a 'get out of jail free' card for franchisors

An Ontario appeal court judgment that overturned the rescission of a franchise agreement is only a qualified success for franchisors, Toronto franchise lawyer  Joseph Adler ... Read more

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Darryl Singer's media roundup

Toronto-area civil litigator and personal injury lawyer Darryl Singer is frequently called upon by the media to be a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for his ... Read more

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Judgment making consent difficult to demonstrate: Moon

An Alberta Court of Appeal decision is making it practically impossible for those accused of a sex assault in that province to show they had a complainant’s consent, says ... Read more

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Legal advice key when planning for children with special needs

With proper planning, the parents of a child with special needs can provide them with a secure future, Ottawa disabilities and estate planning lawyer  Kenneth Pope ... Read more

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