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Municipalities overreact with bans on popular activities

Unsubstantiated fear of litigation may be driving municipalities to ban favourite pastimes such as winter sports and riding in horse-drawn carriages, Toronto civil litigator  ... Read more

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Past history in sex assault cases a matter of context: Izadi

The Crown wants to have it both ways when it comes to the admission of evidence regarding a complainant’s past history with the accused, Toronto criminal lawyer  Melody ... Read more

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The benefits of hiring an immigration lawyer

Using a lawyer instead of an immigration consultant increases the likelihood of success in visa applications, says Pickering family and immigration lawyer Angela Princewill . ... Read more

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Long-term disability insurance part 4: after termination

In the final instalment of a four-part series on long-term disability insurance, Toronto personal injury and disability lawyer Nainesh Kotak discusses L TD for terminated ... Read more

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Injured and at fault — now what?

The degree to which a person is responsible for an accident will have a significant impact on the amount of damages they may receive, says Toronto personal injury ... Read more

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Toronto poised to reap rewards of Google's waterfront plans

Torontonians and Canadians have much to gain from Google’s development plans   for the Port Lands section of the city’s waterfront, Toronto immigration ... Read more

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B.C. condo-flipping register 'one more pressure' on the market

A new online register in British Columbia aimed at tracking the flipping of pre-sale condo units represents an additional layer of expense and reporting in the market that is ... Read more

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Revised impaired driving law likely to trigger appeals: Grey

New legislation granting police more discretion during roadside checks could soon face court challenges, Alberta Indigenous rights litigator  Leighton Grey ... Read more

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Seligman welcomes interim pathway to PR for caregivers

Foreign caregivers should be encouraged by a new interim pathway to permanent residence, Toronto immigration lawyer  Robin Seligman  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Preferred beneficiary versus qualifying disability trust elections

Electing to make a testamentary trust a qualifying disability trust (QDT) is not always the best option for beneficiaries with special needs, Ottawa disabilities and estate ... Read more

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Neesons joins forces with Veritext Legal Solutions

Clients and staff of Neesons Court Reporting will reap the rewards of the firm’s acquisition by Veritext Legal Solutions , company founder and president Kim Neeson ... Read more

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Franchise success in U.S. doesn't always translate in Canada

In part one of a three-part series on American chains entering the Canadian market, Toronto franchise lawyer Joseph Adler discusses the importance of due diligence and ... Read more

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Car-free lifestyle may create insurance gap

As more urban dwellers ditch car ownership in favour of more convenient and affordable modes of transportation, it’s imperative to know how and if you’re financially ... Read more

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Audits on the rise for Estate Information Returns

Executors must take care to accurately complete their Estate Information Return (EIR) as the province steps up its compliance efforts, Toronto wills and estates lawyer  ... Read more

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Jasmine Daya’s media roundup

Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya is frequently called upon by the media as   a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for her focus on personal ... Read more

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Treating someone as a criminal perpetuates vicious circle of crime: Goldlist

Society’s branding of someone as a criminal becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy because offenders seldom get second chances, says Toronto criminal lawyer Jordana Goldlist . ... Read more

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Financial statement fraud hard to detect, potentially devastating

Financial statement fraud should scare businesses because of how difficult it is to detect and its potential to cause devastating losses, Toronto forensic accountant and ... Read more

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'Not business as usual' when workplace investigation ends: Williams

What follows after a workplace investigation is just as important as the inquiry itself, Markham-based employment lawyer  Laura Williams  tells  AdvocateDaily.com. ... Read more

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Litigation lender search should begin with OTLA-vetted firms

When it comes to finding a responsible settlement lender, a safe starting point for counsel and clients would be to look at firms that have already been evaluated by the ... Read more

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Choosing the right accounting software for your firm

With new accounting products entering the market, Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer says there are several factors to consider before choosing a program for your ... Read more

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