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Trial-ready Cormier tells it like it is to clients

Toronto trial and appellate lawyer Joel Cormier has no interest in telling his clients what they want to hear. Cormier, associate with Will Davidson LLP , tells  ... Read more

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It's experience that makes you a true private investigator

While a 50-hour training course will put you on the path to becoming a private investigator in Ontario, it takes much more than that to excel in the profession, ... Read more

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How to be successful in small claims court

In this first instalment of a three-part series on how to be successful in small claims court, Toronto litigator Stefan Rosenbaum discusses how to get a claim started. While ... Read more

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Medical evidence on mental health can help or hinder client's case

Expert evidence on the mental health of a client can be a double-edged sword, Toronto criminal lawyer  John Fennel tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Fennel, associate ... Read more

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Family lawyers welcome Supreme Court ruling

The family law bar breathed a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) reinforced a common technique for securing support payments from ex-partners, Markham family ... Read more

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A primer on deferred prosecution agreements: Oswald

When a company is facing criminal allegations, a deferred prosecution agreement allows it to avoid court proceedings if certain conditions are met, namely admitting to an agreed ... Read more

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Court reporters hailed for importance to the justice system

It’s National Court Reporting & Captioning Week, a time to celebrate the skilled professionals who produce quick and ... Read more

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Document loans, gifts to married family members to avoid litigation

Family members who advance money to married relatives should be explicit about whether it was intended as a gift or a loan, Toronto family lawyer  Gary Joseph ... Read more

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Policy needs effective enforcement: bencher candidate Rastin

Barrie-area litigator Steve Rastin , says if elected as a Law Society of Ontario (LSO) bencher, he will strive to find "ways to ensure lawyers can continue to provide ... Read more

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Surprise health inspections require immediate legal advice: Sunshine

Keeping documents and records in order will help regulated health professionals should they face a surprise inspection or audit, says Toronto health lawyer  Elyse Sunshine . ... Read more

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Cost-sharing agreements between adjacent buildings - a legal primer

Shared facility disputes are a frequent source of litigation which is why cost-sharing agreements are worthwhile to iron out ahead of time, Toronto real estate lawyer Megan ... Read more

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Parents frequently 'dragged into' children's divorce proceedings

Parents who contribute to a married child should formalize the arrangement in writing to avoid legal trouble should the marriage break down, says Toronto family lawyer  Ken ... Read more

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Build fair dispute resolution plans into employment contracts: Rudner

Dispute resolution clauses are a productive method of ensuring that employment-related disputes can be resolved efficiently and effectively — provided they’re properly ... Read more

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Buying a business part 2

Closing the deal on the purchase of your new business is just half the job, Edmonton corporate commercial lawyer  Kirk Goodman tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Once buyers ... Read more

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Proposed changes to the Divorce Act raise controversial issues

Family law reforms are currently under consideration by the Department of Justice following testimony in December before the Justice Committee, Toronto family lawyer  Brahm ... Read more

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Contributory negligence related to cannabis use in slip and fall claims

Cannabis legalization will have a significant impact in slip and fall cases where it is argued that any award should be reduced due to contributory negligence, Toronto ... Read more

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Social media policy key to ensuring compliance with securities laws

While communicating via social media might seem fast, easy and natural, this informality can pose particular risks for public companies when it comes to breaching strict ... Read more

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FOLA provides lawyer-focused guide to LSO materials

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is helping its members connect with the Law Society of Ontario’s (LSO) extensive resources for smaller and regional ... Read more

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Calling police first step in revenge porn cases: Zita

If intimate images of you are posted online without consent, you are possibly the victim of revenge porn and should contact police, Toronto criminal lawyer  Jessica ... Read more

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Long-term disability insurance part 3: mental health conditions

In part three of a four-part series on long-term disability insurance, T oronto personal injury and disability lawyer Nainesh Kotak discusses the obstacles faced ... Read more

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