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SCC ruling offers guidance on hearsay evidence

A  recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) that re-elevates the standards by which hearsay is admissible should have a significant impact on criminal cases and ... Read more

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Legal marijuana set to impact personal injury law

Windsor personal injury lawyer  Gino Paciocco says he and his colleagues at the bar are preparing for a spike in drug-involved accidents after the legalization of marijuana ... Read more

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Privacy damages on the rise in family law

Privacy claims are likely to become a more prominent feature in divorce cases, Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Samara Shuber  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . In a ... Read more

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Procedural fairness required when expelling a partner

A recent case from the Ontario Court of Appeal should serve as a cautionary tale for any partnership faced with a decision about whether to expel a partner from the firm, says ... Read more

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Research shows shared parenting ‘best option’ for children

The best situation for children following a marital breakdown is a shared parenting plan, Toronto family lawyer Gene C. Colman tells AdvocateDaily.com . A private ... Read more

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Estate Mediation part 1: The benefits

In Part 1 of our series on estate mediation, Toronto trust and estate litigator Felice Kirsh explores the benefits of mediation in estates disputes. Estates disputes are ... Read more

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Firm's cybersecurity should be part of its culture

It's vital for firms to develop a culture geared to protecting data and IT systems from external attacks such as ransomware and hackers, says Ryan Duquette , a co-owner of ... Read more

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Rare dangerous offender designation becoming more common for women

The moment when a woman who spent most of her life behind bars was designated a dangerous offender was heartbreaking for Toronto criminal lawyer and the defendant's ... Read more

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Identifying gaps in fostering tech commercialization

Incubators and accelerators are helping start-up companies across the country, but Toronto intellectual property lawyer  Erika Murray  suggests more can be done to ... Read more

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Higher premiums, less coverage make auto insurance an election issue

Auto insurance premiums could become a provincial election issue if Ontarians continue to pay more for less coverage, Kitchener litigation lawyer  Graham Bennett ... Read more

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Children first: practical tips for divorcing parents

While divorcing parents may be able to bite their tongues about an ex’s shortcomings around their children, relatives and friends also need to be told to hold their ... Read more

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Property descriptions in sale agreement not definitive

Sales agreements are never the final word when it comes to the subject matter of a property deal, says Toronto real estate lawyer Daniel Bernstein . The CBC recently reported ... Read more

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Huberman set to launch new book on commercial arbitration

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman  hopes next month’s launch of his new book will help people re-think arbitration. ... Read more

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Flexibility key to successful mediation: Romero

While there are different types of mediation, Toronto mediator Victoria Romero says adaptability is key to ensuring clients get the best service. “Mediation is a ... Read more

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Labour Day time to reflect on changing workplace: Rudner

Toronto employment lawyer and mediator Stuart Rudner says that in his view, many people in Canada have forgotten the meaning behind Labour Day. Rudner, who will be practicing ... Read more

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The dos and don’ts of shareholder agreements

Business partnerships usually begin with a honeymoon period, but they can end in a messy divorce unless a shareholder agreement is in place, says Edmonton business lawyer  ... Read more

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Use time to reform minimum sentencing, not polls: O'Connor

The federal government should keep its promise to reform minimum sentencing requirements rather than polling Canadians to determine how they feel about the issue, says ... Read more

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Airline wins in clash between free speech, IP rights

Toronto intellectual property lawyer  John Simpson says a dispute between a major airline and a disgruntled former passenger highlights the fundamental clash between free ... Read more

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Helping condo legislation keep pace with growth

When Toronto condominium lawyer  Armand Conant  began in the condo industry more than 25 years ago, there were fewer than 1,000 condo corporations in the city. There ... Read more

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Medically assisted dying should be part of health-care decisions: Sunshine

Medically assisted dying for people who suffer from mental illness is a complicated issue, Toronto health lawyer Elyse Sunshine tells Zoomer Radio. Providing ... Read more

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