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Non-disclosure case sends mixed messages: Shinehoft

Failure to disclose assets in a family matter does not always lead to a separation agreement being set aside, Toronto family lawyer  Elinor Shinehoft  tells  ... Read more

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Straightforward Donkor delivers for employers, employees

Clients who want to get straight to business go to Toronto employment lawyer John Donkor . Whether he’s acting for businesses or individual employees, Donkor tells  ... Read more

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OCA decision shows continuing problems with anti-SLAPP law

Courts are still dealing with the fallout from the overbreadth of Ontario’s controversial legislation aimed at combating the apparent problem of “Strategic Lawsuits ... Read more

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Spousal support release clauses not always watertight: Heft

Spousal support release clauses in marriage or cohabitation agreements may not be as bulletproof as they seem, Toronto-area family lawyer Reesa Heft tells AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Implied or explicit consent needed for vicarious liability

Car owners must have given consent to another driver’s use of the vehicle before they can be held liable for that person’s negligence, Toronto personal injury ... Read more

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Free speech doesn’t mean ‘freedom from consequences’

Members of regulated professions should be careful about what they post on social media, as even personal messages could impact their professional status, Burlington ... Read more

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U.S. franchisors need to 'Canadianize' disclosure documents

Although Canada is often viewed by Americans as an extension of the United States, there are important differences with the country's franchise disclosure ... Read more

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Review the life insurance policies in your estate: Allinotte

Reviewing life insurance policies can be vital in estate planning, Cornwall wills and estates lawyer  Michele Allinotte  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Allinotte, ... Read more

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Woman detained for pot use 'was literally taking her medicine'

HALIFAX — A lawyer for a Nova Scotia motorist whose licence was suspended after her saliva tested positive for cannabis says he's planning to launch a constitutional ... Read more

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Disclosure must be 'readable, free of unnecessary complexity'

The Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) handed consumers a victory when it upheld a lower court’s ruling demanding that condo developers explain what they’re selling by ... Read more

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Limited grounds to contest a will: Ticker

There are limited grounds upon which someone's will can be successfully challenged, Toronto-area estates litigator and mediator Charles B. Ticker tells ... Read more

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Co-ordinate payments from RDSPs and Henson Trusts

Disbursements from Henson Trusts and Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSP) can be co-ordinated to provide for children with special needs, Ottawa disabilities and estate ... Read more

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SNC-Lavalin affair offers harassment lessons for employers

The federal government’s handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair shows how easily employers can fall afoul of legislation dealing with human rights and harassment, Toronto ... Read more

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Emotional intelligence a valuable commodity for mediators

Mediators have to be adept in soft skills to identify and break down the causes of an impasse between opposing sides, Toronto lawyer and mediator  Eric Gossin ... Read more

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Expert forensic video analysis a matter of urgency

Video evidence related to criminal proceedings often remains unexamined by experts while defendants languish in jail, Crystal Beach, Ont. forensic video analyst  Michael ... Read more

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Seek legal advice to maximize severance package

Terminated employees could be shortchanging themselves if they accept a severance offer without seeking legal advice, Toronto employment lawyer  Bram Lecker tells  ... Read more

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Tax writeoff an option for defunct cryptocurrency exchange users

With recovery efforts proving to be challenging so far, Canadians holding cryptocurrency on an insolvent exchange may be in a position to claim a tax loss, Canadian tax lawyer ... Read more

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Supreme Court decision offers privacy lessons to condos

A Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) criminal decision offers important guidance to condos that monitor their property with video surveillance, Toronto condominium lawyer  Joel ... Read more

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How to collect on a small claims court judgment

In this final instalment of a three-part series on how to navigate small claims court, Toronto litigator Stefan Rosenbaum explains how to collect on a judgment. Winning ... Read more

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Insurance defence lawyers struggling to keep costs down: Vaughan

Despite the lack of headline-grabbing landmark decisions in the last year, these are lively times for lawyers who practise insurance defence in personal injury cases, Toronto ... Read more

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