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Effect of new terminology likely limited in family law

Updated Divorce Act terminology could help cool off some heated disputes, Toronto family lawyer  Lisa Gelman tells  AdvocateDaily.com . The federal ... Read more

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Legal timing tricky for medmal victims

Timing can be tricky for individuals who suspect they may be the victims of medical malpractice, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jessica Mahabir tells AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Police backlog of digital evidence and public-private partnerships

Law enforcement agencies are increasingly turning to private companies to help them cope with the backlog of digital investigations, says Ryan Duquette, principal of ... Read more

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Safety requires cyclists, drivers to go extra mile

Avoiding accidents between motorists and cyclists depends on everyone knowing their surroundings at any given moment, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahill . ... Read more

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Vital to pick right forum for multi-jurisdictional defamation cases

A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision  in a case involving an alleged multi-jurisdictional internet defamation reinforces the fact that for Ontario to be regarded as the ... Read more

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SullivanLaw seeking litigation lawyer to join Ottawa office

SullivanLaw is currently looking for an entrepreneurial litigation lawyer to join its diverse and interesting practice, Ottawa family lawyer and civil litigator Timothy N. ... Read more

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The trouble with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) has significant potential to improve our lives and make us more efficient, Toronto litigator Sharon Bauer  writes in The Lawyer’s Daily ... Read more

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A 13-year-old cannot be tried as an adult for murder

It’s rare — though not unheard of — for a serious charge such as first-degree murder to be laid against a 13-year-old, Toronto criminal lawyer Joseph Neuberger ... Read more

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Judicial council offers courses for judges on handling sex assault cases

OTTAWA — The Canadian Judicial Council has launched a new website showcasing the training courses it is offering to federally appointed judges — including ... Read more

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Facing an LSO investigation with counsel is critical: Daviau

Lawyers should never face a Law Society of Ontario (LSO) investigation without counsel, says Toronto criminal lawyer  Lindsay Daviau . An investigation often begins with a ... Read more

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Ontario ruling clarifies line between free speech and hate

The often nebulous line between free speech and defamation became clearer when a Superior Court of Ontario judge quashed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit, Toronto lawyer Sarita ... Read more

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Guardianship enables parents to legally remain in caretaking role

In the final instalment of a two-part series, Ottawa disabilities and estate planning lawyer Ken Pope explains the process of applying for legal guardianship. ... Read more

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All-rounder Paterson delivers family law results

Toronto family lawyer Carolina Paterson has always been a bit of an all-rounder. Paterson, an associate with  Fogelman Law , considered pursuing a PhD in political ... Read more

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Wrongful death claims part 1: overview

Bereaved family members need guidance to obtain legal redress following the wrongful death of a loved one, Toronto critical injury lawyer Alison Burrison tells ... Read more

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ADR and family law 'a match made in heaven'

Parties to family law conflicts can save time and money by using alternative dispute resolution (ADR) appropriately, Toronto mediator and arbitrator  Marvin Huberman ... Read more

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Planning can prevent eDiscovery disputes

Proper planning is the best way to avoid eDiscovery disputes, Toronto eDiscovery lawyer  Crystal O’Donnell  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . O’Donnell, ... Read more

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Eliminate productivity blockers to boost profitability: Part 2

Productivity blockers are inhibiting law firms' profitability and efficiency,  Catherine Moffitt , an associate at legal practice management specialists Cosgrove Associates ... Read more

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Ontario court certifies ballet class-action lawsuit

A judge has given the green light to a lawsuit launched by Toronto class-action lawyer  Margaret Waddell  against a prominent ballet school and former teacher on behalf ... Read more

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Supreme Court should resolve controversy over piercing the corporate veil

The Supreme Court of Canada should intervene to clarify the law around piercing the corporate veil after Ontario’s top court refused to hold a Canadian subsidiary liable for ... Read more

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Pets still property under the law, despite vocal opposition

While the approach may be out of date, the law still treats animals as property, Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Samara Shuber  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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