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Look at big picture when establishing fraudulent conveyance

Debtors aren’t permitted to transfer their property to someone else in order to avoid paying a creditor — but in order to establish a fraudulent conveyance, you need ... Read more

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Waddell represents proposed class in lawsuit against insurer

Toronto class-action lawyer Margaret Waddell is representing a plaintiff who has launched a proposed class-action lawsuit against an Ontario auto insurer over allegedly ... Read more

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Ordering condo plans, tax certificates money well spent

Due diligence and about $25 could have saved a world of aggravation surrounding a sizeable townhouse title mix-up, Toronto real estate lawyer Daniel Bernstein tells ... Read more

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Divorce financing levels playing field for litigants: Feldstein

Divorce financing can help tackle family law’s access-to-justice crisis, Markham family law lawyer  Andrew Feldstein  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . In a ... Read more

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Things to consider before taking a PI case

After many years as an expert witness in medical malpractice cases, Toronto facial plastic surgeon  Dr. David Ellis says it’s not easy to successfully sue a ... Read more

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Webb: The value of mentoring young lawyers

As a mentor for junior counsel, Toronto criminal lawyer Melanie Webb believes in the value of giving back to the future of the profession. “We owe it to them. Passing ... Read more

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Insurance oversight bodies addressing standards, technology

Two oversight bodies for Canada’s insurance regulators are seeking public input on new recommendations which will likely bring some regulations under a common set of ... Read more

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FOLA calls on LSO to update real estate payment rules

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is calling on the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) to update its antiquated rules around the transfer of funds in real estate ... Read more

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Winkler backs Brown’s effort to ‘expose the truth’ in new book

Toronto lawyer and mediator  Howard Winkler  tells the Globe and Mail   he supports former provincial Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown’s ... Read more

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Webinar will help employers get up to speed on legalized marijuana

Employers will need help coming to grips with the implications of legalized marijuana, Toronto employment lawyer  Miriam Anbar  tells  AdvocateDaily.com .   ... Read more

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'Child-focused' language unlikely to mitigate family conflict: Sullivan

Federal legislation that proposes "child-focused" language will likely do little to mitigate conflict between parties with children, Ottawa family lawyer and civil litigator ... Read more

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Liberal government introduces measures to update Canada's family laws

OTTAWA — The federal government has introduced new legislation that aims to help families settle disputes outside court, emphasize the well-being of impacted children and ... Read more

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Sex work remains a legal grey area in Canada: Handlarski

Sex work has been in a legal grey area since the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) struck this country’s “bizarre, half-measure laws” around prostitution in a 2013 ... Read more

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SCC, family law bar divided on habitual residence test

The Supreme Court of Canada’s (SCC) split decision on a child’s habitual residence in Hague Convention matters reflects the divide in the bar on the issue, Toronto ... Read more

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Exploring a lawyer’s ethical obligations

Solicitor-client confidentiality is so important that it is rare for that trust to be broken and it is rightly protected by the courts, says Toronto senior litigation lawyer  ... Read more

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Financial advice pays off: report

Recent research shows working with a financial advisor is the key to asset accumulation, says  Dawn Marchand , vice-president of marketing and direct distribution for ... Read more

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Co-mediation makes for cathartic divorce settlements

Two mediators are often better than one, Toronto family lawyer, mediator and parenting co-ordinator  Steven Benmor tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read The Lawyer's Daily ... Read more

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Culling the data set for effective eDiscovery

In the first instalment of a two-part series on effective eDiscovery, Epiq's Jason Bell-Masterson explores objectives, budgetary limitations and how to cull data to create a ... Read more

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Employers should rethink no-reference policy: Rudner

There is no good reason for an employer to have a policy against providing references, and in fact, it will usually be in an organization’s best interests to help a former ... Read more

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Lawyers held to a higher legal standard: Shekter

It’s not surprising that a disbarred lawyer was sentenced to a significant jail term for his role in a $1.5-million small-business-loan fraud, Toronto litigator ... Read more

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