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'One Judge' case management promises big efficiency gains

A Superior Court pilot project has the potential to significantly boost the efficiency of the civil justice system, Brampton civil litigator  Edwin Upenieks tells  ... Read more

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Law has last say in what happens to your body when you die

Choosing what happens to your body after you die comes with limitations governed by the law, Toronto-area estates litigator and mediator  Charles B. Ticker  tells  ... Read more

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Meng's 'rights were violated' by border services: Botting

VANCOUVER — The defence team for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has filed a notice of civil claim alleging "serious violations'' of her constitutional rights, accusing ... Read more

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Christopher Hicks' media roundup

Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks  is frequently called upon by the media as   a trusted source for their news stories, particularly in high-profile ... Read more

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Howard Winkler's media roundup

Toronto lawyer and mediator Howard Winkler is frequently called upon by the media as a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for his focus on defamation and ... Read more

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Gather the evidence before advancing unjust enrichment claims

Common-law partners need to have the evidence to back up unjust enrichment claims post-separation, says Toronto family lawyer Michael Stangarone, who acted for the successful ... Read more

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Spurgeon offers 'pragmatic, practical' approach as LSO bencher

Hamilton personal injury lawyer  Andrew Spurgeon says he hopes to continue the work he started as a Law Society of Ontario (LSO) bencher four years ago. Spurgeon ... Read more

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Oland defence team to explore toxicology results: Hicks

Alcohol detected in his slain father’s body during autopsy could prove pivotal to Dennis Oland’s defence, says Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks . ... Read more

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Time to recognize the tort of mental distress: Tsinman

Mental distress arising from sexual coercion is something that can no longer be ignored, creating the need to recognize the tort in family law, Toronto family lawyer Inna Tsinman ... Read more

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The role of interpersonal dynamics in family, estate mediations

Fundamental issues occurring in both family and estates law cases often come down to problems or conflicts between family members, Toronto lawyer and mediator  Eric Gossin ... Read more

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CBSA getting aggressive with deportations: Seligman

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) appears to have hardened its approach to deportations, Toronto immigration lawyer  Robin Seligman  tells  AdvocateDaily.com ... Read more

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Pardons for cannabis possession strikes reasonable balance: Conron

No-cost pardons and record suspensions are a step toward recognizing that criminal stigma is not warranted for cannabis possession charges, London criminal lawyer  ... Read more

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Divisional Court confirms common estate planning tool: Radnoff

A recent Ontario Divisional Court ruling on multiple wills is “significant” because it validates a standard estate planning procedure, Toronto commercial litigator and ... Read more

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Different challenges arise for those fired in union, non-union workplaces

Defending a terminated employee comes with different challenges when dealing with union and non-union workplaces, Vaughan labour and employment lawyer  Arthur Zeilikman ... Read more

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Role of expert medical witness needs re-examining: Ford

The role of expert medical witnesses who are testifying in low-level motor vehicle accidents should be re-examined in Ontario because too many “unqualified” doctors ... Read more

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Identifying an unsuitable case for mediation

It’s important to be able to recognize when a case is unsuitable for mediation, Toronto family lawyer  Herschel Fogelman  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Marchetti: collaborative approach gives parties more control

Toronto family lawyer Christine Marchetti says her long-standing interest in non-litigation-based approaches was the impetus behind her recent collaborative training. ... Read more

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Defence needs equal access to forensic process: Dale

It’s time to end the police “monopoly” on the Centre of Forensic Sciences (CFS), Toronto criminal lawyer and civil litigator Laurelly Dale  writes in  ... Read more

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CRA-IRS information sharing has 'no direct effect' for most taxpayers

Although most taxpayers will not be directly affected by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)’s move to share millions of banking records with the U.S. over the last five years, ... Read more

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Provinces failing to recognize dependent contractors: MacDonald

The challenge of how to define employees and independent contractors is a significant public and national issue that requires resolution, Toronto employment lawyer  Natalie ... Read more

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