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Family meeting can prevent cottage inheritance disputes

In the first instalment of a four-part series on transferring ownership of the family cottage,  Winnipeg wills and estates lawyer Cynthia Hiebert-Simkin discusses ... Read more

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Employee vs. contractor at heart of class action

With the courts being asked to take another look at the employee vs. contractor debate, Toronto employment lawyer  Kumail Karimjee  tells  Law Times ... Read more

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Punitive damages awarded in revenge porn case

A recent civil case where the court awarded $100,000 in general, aggravated and punitive damages to a victim of “revenge porn” is a significant advancement of the ... Read more

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Still time to get New Year's goals back on track, aligned: Dewhirst

January and February can be a discouraging time for law professionals, who might see the goals they set for their practices at the beginning of the year already slipping ... Read more

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Partnerships need to consider new U.S. tax representative role

With the recent introduction of new partnership audit rules that set out who can represent a business before the IRS on tax matters, now is the time for partnerships ... Read more

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Ryerson has chance to break from traditional legal education: Handlarski

Ryerson University’s new law school brings with it the opportunity to revitalize legal education, Toronto criminal lawyer  Ryan Handlarski  tells ... Read more

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Brown calls on province to pass Vulnerable Road User Act

The province needs to pass the Vulnerable Road User Act to ensure the safety of cyclists and pedestrians, Toronto critical injury lawyer  Patrick Brown  tells Beach ... Read more

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Don't just quit when faced with constructive dismissal

In the final instalment of a two-part series on  constructive dismissal, Toronto employment lawyer Sean O’Donnell discusses  why employees should ... Read more

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Supreme Court settles Henson Trust issue, Pope says

A Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision in the Henson Trust issue is “a big win” for people with disabilities, Ottawa disabilities and estate planning lawyer  ... Read more

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Dykeman examines artificial intelligence, possibility, and law in health care

The intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and patient data opens new frontiers in health care but also comes with privacy concerns, Toronto health lawyer Mary Jane Dykeman ... Read more

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Access to breathalyzer logs critical to the defence: Dunn

A recent Supreme Court judgment that places limits on when the accused can have access to breathalyzer maintenance logs is disappointing, Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn tells ... Read more

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Client-focused Edwards cultivates Oakville roots

Clients are more than just 'files' to Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards . “We try to make them feel like family,” says Edwards, partner with Edwards ... Read more

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All-rounder Pollard has personal injury bases covered

When it comes to personal injury law, Oakville litigator Weston Pollard has covered all the bases. He spent his formative years in the profession at an insurance defence ... Read more

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Ontario consulting on municipalities' worries on 'liability chill'

TORONTO — Ontario is taking a look at municipalities' concerns about a legal rule that they say causes "liability chill'' and leads some to ban activities such as ... Read more

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Changes bring Canada in line with global trademark rules

Amendments to Canada’s Intellectual Property laws will bring a more simplified process to attaining global protection, Toronto civil litigator Sarah O’Connor tells ... Read more

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Political interference could 'trump' extradition attempt

Counsel for embattled Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou will rely heavily on constitutional and treaty arguments in a fight against their client’s extradition, says ... Read more

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Duty to defend your client is paramount: Dale

Courtroom civility, though important, must never come at the expense of mounting a vigorous defence, says Toronto criminal lawyer and civil litigator Laurelly Dale . “If ... Read more

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Hawryliw: good intentions aside, draft an agreement when co-signing

Co-signing a loan for a family member starts with the best of intentions, but can lead to unexpected financial woes, bad blood, and legal battles, Barrie civil litigator  ... Read more

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Ovsyannikov practices the art of listening in client service

Vaughan employment lawyer Dennis Ovsyannikov tells  AdvocateDaily.com  that his job is all about client service, and that starts from the moment a person walks through ... Read more

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Jury changes may harm racialized defendants

Racialized criminal defendants have the most to lose from a proposed ban on peremptory challenges in jury cases, Hamilton personal injury lawyer Andrew Spurgeon tells  ... Read more

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