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Simple solutions for safer streets

Measures that could make Ontario streets safer for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists are worthy of study, Toronto personal injury lawyer  Brian Goldfinger  tells  ... Read more

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Cannabis impairment: how much is too much?

Recreational cannabis has been legal for more than a month, but there continues to be mass confusion around what constitutes impairment when it comes to driving a vehicle after ... Read more

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Strategies for divorcing a narcissist

People who decide to initiate divorce proceedings from a narcissistic partner should prepare themselves, financially and emotionally, Toronto family lawyer and divorce ... Read more

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Body donation and the limits on testamentary wishes

There are limits to what can be done with one’s body after death, Toronto wills and estates lawyer  Matthias Duensing writes in The Lawyer’s Daily . ... Read more

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Rosen comes full circle with Martin Medal honour

Fearlessness, empathy, curiosity, inventiveness and the right amount of skepticism are key traits of an effective litigator, says Toronto criminal lawyer John Rosen , the ... Read more

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OCA ruling underscores the need for documentation in gifts, loans

Toronto family lawyer and mediator  Patrick Aulis  warns that family members need to keep records when money changes hands for a mortgage, as too often disagreements ... Read more

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Politicizing gun violence issue 'won’t get us anywhere:' Dale

There are no simple answers to the problem of gun violence, Toronto criminal and civil litigator  Laurelly Dale  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Dale, principal ... Read more

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Technology and the rules of evidence: part 2

In the second instalment of a series exploring the impact of technology on rules of evidence, Toronto family lawyer Gary Joseph provides an overview of some of their key ... Read more

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Therapeutic jurisprudence: a criminal justice revolution

In the first instalment of a four-part series examining therapeutic jurisprudence, Oshawa criminal lawyer Lawrence Forstner discusses how the way an accused is treated in ... Read more

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Pot law changes prompt dispute resolution service

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman has helped launch the Canadian Cannabis Dispute Resolution Centre to advise clients of their rights and ... Read more

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Legal recourse for getting out of jointly held property

People who want to extricate themselves from joint-ownership of a property with a sibling, friend or family member who is not a spouse can do so simply and quickly, Barrie civil ... Read more

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Oland mistrial and proceeding judge alone is 'correct' decision: Hicks

A mistrial has been declared in the retrial of Dennis Oland for the second-degree murder of his father, with the jury dismissed over police ``improprieties'' and the case to be ... Read more

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Sentencing policy 'more informed by fiction than fact:' Fennel

Actuarial risk assessments are routinely misunderstood and misapplied by the justice system, leading to the over-incarceration of offenders, says Toronto criminal lawyer John ... Read more

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Foreseeability of risks key to claims against sports leagues, coaches

There are limits to the risks sports administrators and volunteer coaches can be expected to anticipate, Toronto personal injury lawyer  David Derfel tells  ... Read more

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Consequences of not having a will far outweigh the cost of drafting one

Creating a will can be overwhelming — hence why many people put it off — but Toronto trusts and estates lawyer  Daniel Bernstein tells his clients not to think ... Read more

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Tips for winning body language in the courtroom

A courtroom is in part a stage and lawyers must realize they are among the players, Toronto criminal lawyer Jill Presser  tells AdvocateDaily.com . Presser, ... Read more

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Remain mindful of social media limitations during IPO period

Although there are no specific regulations surrounding social media posting for companies launching an initial public offering (IPO), general rules on publicity and disclosure do ... Read more

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Parents should take care when advancing funds to married children

Parents who advance money to a married adult child must treat it as a loan at the time of advancement if they expect to enforce repayment, Toronto family lawyer   ... Read more

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Benjamin order can protect trustee if there's a missing beneficiary

When a beneficiary of an estate remains missing following reasonable searches, there are some approaches estate trustees can take to protect themselves, Toronto-area estates ... Read more

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Kotak Law’s Military Appreciation Day honours service men, women

Toronto personal injury and disability lawyer  Nainesh Kotak  tells CHCH  that he hosts the Kotak Law Military Appreciation Day each year as a way of giving back ... Read more

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