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Detailed will can reduce disputes between heirs

The more detail a testator can put into a will, the better, says Toronto wills and estates lawyer  Elinor Shinehoft . Shinehoft, principal of  Shinehoft Law , says a ... Read more

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Dictionary definition helps decide will challenge

Testators should steer clear of ambiguous language if they wish to avoid a will challenge after their death, says Toronto wills and estates lawyer  Matthew Urback . In a ... Read more

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Reasonable steps requirement weakens presumption of innocence

A dissenting Supreme Court (SCC) judge was right to declare unconstitutional a section of the internet child-luring law that essentially obliges the accused to prove their ... Read more

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Mobile forensics pro a valuable ally in family law disputes

Smartphones and social media applications help people stay connected, but they can also facilitate online harassment and spying once a relationship breaks down, says Tyler ... Read more

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Suing the city part 2

In the final instalment of a two-part series, Kamloops personal injury lawyer Matthew Ford discusses the steps to take when filing a negligence claim against a city or ... Read more

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Vital for injured cyclists to quickly collect evidence

When a bike and a car collide, and the cyclist suffers head injuries, it is essential to start gathering evidence as soon as possible, says Toronto critical injury lawyer  ... Read more

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Case may clarify how platforms treat defamatory content: Winkler

An ongoing lawsuit in British Columbia could help define what responsibility online platforms have once they are notified that content on their site is defamatory, Toronto lawyer ... Read more

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Mixed news for accident victims in auto insurance reforms

Small savings on premiums can leave big deficits in care after an accident, says Toronto personal injury lawyer  Gary Will . As part of his first budget, Ontario’s ... Read more

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Recourse for employees who aren’t paid on time

Toronto employment lawyer  Mackenzie Irwin  says employees who aren’t being paid on time have a number of options to remedy the situation. Although suing the ... Read more

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A tightly drafted will can spare litigation

A recent Alberta will challenge illustrates the danger of a loosely drafted will, says Toronto-area estates litigator  Charles B. Ticker . The province’s Court ... Read more

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New legal expense insurance trend represents challenge for PI lawyers

Legal expense insurance (LEI) was initially designed to increase access to justice for injured plaintiffs who would otherwise be unable to proceed to trial, but a recent ... Read more

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Long-term, involved engagement key to profit planning success

While almost any law firm can benefit from profitability improvement planning, Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer says there are specific indicators ... Read more

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Appeal court: doctors have to give referrals for services they oppose

TORONTO — Ontario’s highest court ruled Wednesday that doctors in the province must give referrals for medical services that clash with their religious beliefs, ... Read more

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Personal injury fakers should be prosecuted: Ford

Police should consider laying fraud charges when surveillance evidence reveals accident victims have been faking their injuries, says Toronto orthopaedic spine and trauma ... Read more

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FOLA: Province paying lip service to consultation on critical issues

The Ontario government’s lack of commitment to meaningful consultation is striking another blow to access to justice, says Michael Winward, chair of The Federation of ... Read more

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Ontario trying to attract more foreign workers with changes

Proposed changes to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program ( ONIP ) should benefit people wanting to become permanent residents and companies in need of skilled employees, says ... Read more

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Ban bully offers, double-ending to improve fairness: Samaroo

Banning bully offers and double-ending by realtors would make the real estate market fairer for consumers, says Toronto real estate lawyer  Sarita Samaroo . CBC News ... Read more

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Bar set high for awarding costs against counsel

Seeking costs directly from opposing counsel is an uphill battle, says Toronto civil litigator  Sarah O’Connor . O’Connor, principal of  ... Read more

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Deepa Tailor: not your typical old-school lawyer

Mississauga lawyer  Deepa Tailor  brings a fresh, progressive approach to what is traditionally thought of as a staid, old-school legal profession, and people ... Read more

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Grey divorce – navigating a later-in-life split

Couples who have been together for many years sometimes discover that the traditional vow “till death do us part” is not realistic, and their marriage ends in what is ... Read more

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