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Caryma Sa'd's media roundup

Toronto landlord/tenant and criminal lawyer  Caryma Sa’d  is frequently called upon by the media as   a trusted source for their news stories, ... Read more

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Overturned family law arbitration offers guidance to all parties

A Superior Court decision offers valuable lessons for arbitrators and counsel involved in family law arbitrations, Toronto family lawyers Michael Stangarone and Stephen Kirby ... Read more

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Seek advice of those close to gun violence: Handlarski to politicians

Toronto criminal lawyer Ryan Handlarski has some advice for the city’s new council as it grapples with a growing gun violence issue — talk to the people who ... Read more

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Review your estate plan upon marriage, divorce or separation

If a person fails to update their will and powers of attorney in the event of a change in marital status, there could be unintended consequences, Barrie-area litigator Steve ... Read more

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Steering sensors could stem tide of impaired driving cases

Steering wheel technology could help prevent a spike in impaired driving-related accidents following the legalization of cannabis for recreational use, Toronto personal injury ... Read more

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Lotus-Law brings the benefits of mindfulness to lawyers

The lotus is an inspiring organism to Toronto-area family lawyer  Nicolle Kopping-Pavars . The spectacular flower springs from a surprising environment — ... Read more

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Legal cannabis in the workplace manageable with proactive approach

With the historic legalization of cannabis for recreational use, organizations across Canada are still grappling with the potential workplace fallout, Markham, Ont.-based ... Read more

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Boards must take privacy breach response seriously: Levine

Ignorance is no longer an excuse for boards when it comes to privacy breaches, Vancouver privacy and information lawyer  Sara Levine  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Three essential guidelines in wrongful dismissal cases

Fired employees need legal advice to get the most out of a potential wrongful dismissal claim, Barrie employment lawyer  Scott Hawryliw  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Confidentiality, creativity of mediation helpful in wealthy divorces

In high-net-worth divorces where equalization and support can be more complex, parties may want to enter into more creative and flexible solutions through mediation, Toronto ... Read more

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Laredo: dying intestate can leave families in 'complete shambles'

When a person with minor children dies without a will, they lose control over appointing a guardian and providing for specific asset distribution, Toronto wills and estates ... Read more

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What you should know about powers of attorney for property

In this first instalment of a two-part series on powers of attorney,  Toronto wills and estates lawyer Elinor Shinehoft discusses POAs for property. Whether ... Read more

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Planned condo law changes uncertain since election

Toronto condominium lawyer  Armand Conant tells CondoBusiness magazine he’s hopeful the new Ontario government will follow through with changes to the Condominium ... Read more

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IRS OVDP no more! Where do you go from here?

As announced earlier this year , the IRS closed its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) in September — a program that started back in 2009 and went through ... Read more

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Employee termination after a criminal conviction

A recent decision  by the British Columbia Supreme Court underscores the fact that unless an employee’s off-duty conduct has direct implications on the workplace or ... Read more

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Province's new charges largely ignore vulnerable road users

While it’s promising that the Ontario government introduced tougher penalties for endangering pedestrians, more needs to be done to protect vulnerable road users, Windsor ... Read more

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When cities are liable for random attacks

Municipalities need to ensure their standards are up-to-date and that they’re staffed well enough to ensure safety in all public places following a recent ruling that found ... Read more

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Questions linger about the 'right to disconnect' from work

The federal government’s pending legislation to give employees the right to unplug from work-related email after hours sounds good in theory but may not be practical in some ... Read more

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Difficult for lawyers to come back from criminal convictions

A disbarred British Columbia lawyer who was denied a licence to practise in Ontario faced an uphill battle due to the close connection between his criminal convictions and his ... Read more

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Search for missing beneficiary should be proportionate to bequest

When a beneficiary of an estate is missing, an estate trustee must convince the court that they have done a reasonable search before seeking relief, Toronto estates and trusts ... Read more

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