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Michael Ford (post until Oct. 31/18)
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Stay organized, network when starting law firm

The learning curve can be steep for lawyers going out on their own — making resiliency, flexibility and organization essential steps to success, Toronto real estate and ... Read more

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Eviction from castle estate may follow nasty sibling dispute

By Charles Ticker A recent story published in The Telegraph (found  here ), shows the kind of hostility that can occur in a sibling estate dispute. One of the parties ... Read more

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The legal effect of death during litigation

By Ian Hull The hockey legend, Gordie Howe, died this past Friday. He leaves behind four children and nine grandchildren. The details of his estate are not yet known. The day ... Read more

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Lawyers must consider FLA when drafting wills

Toronto wills and estates lawyer Anar Dewshi says it’s imperative lawyers not overlook the Family Law Act (FLA) when drafting wills, particularly when the ... Read more

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Supreme Court will not hear case of a will called racist by spurned heir

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) will not hear an appeal from a woman who claimed she was disinherited in her father's will because she had a child with a white ... Read more

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Province should revisit issue of will revocation on marriage

Ontario should join the growing group of Canadian common-law jurisdictions that have done away with a law that automatically revokes the wills of people who marry, says Toronto ... Read more

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Construction tycoon estate dispute between stepmom and stepson

By Charles Ticker A recent estate dispute from Britain illustrates some of the conflicts that may arise among family members in blended family situations. The dispute stems ... Read more

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An update for physician assisted suicide

By Ian Hull The Canadian government, after receiving a four month extension for passage of  Bill C-14 , which enables medically assisted suicide, will not meet ... Read more

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Ticker to discuss estate disputes at CLE program

Toronto-area estate litigator  Charles Ticker  will speak at an upcoming Continuing Legal Education session for lawyers and accountants, hosted by B’nai Brith ... Read more

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Webinars outline basics of appointing estate trustee, first family law trial

Brampton lawyer-linguist  Suzanne Deliscar  is presenting two live webinars in June via ezCPD.ca, aimed at walking legal practitioners through an application for a ... Read more

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Toronto gig to support CMHA Ride Don't Hide event

Toronto-area estate litigator Charles Ticker and his rock band,  The Faded Genes , will perform at an upcoming charity gig in support of the Canadian Mental Health ... Read more

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Estate of man killed by police officer subject of nasty dispute

By Charles Ticker Samuel DuBose, an unarmed black man, was shot and killed by officer Ray Tensing during a traffic stop on July 19, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Since then, Ray ... Read more

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Medicine, law, religion: Israel Stinson and the perfect storm

By Jennifer Hartman For 50 days, two-year old Israel Stinson occupied a hospital bed in California, where a ventilator forced air into his lungs, keeping oxygen flowing ... Read more

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Lost and found – $5 Billion

By Suzana Popovic-Montag You’re on your way out the door and as you reach for your keys where you are absolutely certain you placed them only minutes ago, you grasp at ... Read more

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Battle of the Bands event supports cancer research

Toronto-area estate litigator Charles Ticker and his ’60s and ’70s rock band,  The Faded Genes , are taking part in the upcoming Toronto West District Battle of ... Read more

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Law firm collaboration fosters mentorship, rapid-fire solutions

A collaborative approach to law firm management can be well-suited to today’s competitive legal marketplace, as it ensures there’s always somebody who can step in and ... Read more

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Popovic-Montag to discuss joint sessions in mediation at OBA event

Toronto estates and trusts lawyer  Suzana Popovic-Montag  will share her expertise on the issue of joint sessions in civil dispute mediation at an upcoming event, ... Read more

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No take-backs!

By Suzana Popovic-Montag If you have school-aged children, you have undoubtedly heard of the ironclad playground rule “no take-backs.” Siblings often relish in ... Read more

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Unconscionable bargain alleged in dispute over family business

By Charles Ticker A  recent story  from New Zealand published in the New Zealand Herald online is a classic example of a sibling dispute. It has dragged for over ... Read more

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Business succession planning

By Ian Hull For business owners, part of a comprehensive estate plan should include a succession plan for your business. It is important to start planning the succession of ... Read more

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