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Five bad things that could happen if you die without a will

By Lisa Laredo Do you know what happens if you die without a will? Here’s the story of one family who learned the hard way. In this family, the grandmother (who had a ... Read more

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Disclosure pertaining to court ordered assessments of children

By Andrew Feldstein In  this case , the question was posed about whether a court can refuse to order full disclosure of the file and notes of an assessor appointed under ... Read more

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Sexual assault allegations and the presumption of innocence

By Joseph Neuberger Any criminal allegation must be proven in a court of law beyond a reasonable doubt. All persons accused of an offence is innocent until proven guilty. ... Read more

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Travel much? Currency exchange is getting easier

By Ian Hull We’ve seen it first hand in many estates situations: families with property and assets in different countries. In the estate administration process, this ... Read more

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Disability benefits: no peace in peace of mind contracts

By Bram Lecker Many employers offer short and long-term disability Insurance benefits as enhancements to remuneration packages. These valuable extra perks, often used as ... Read more

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Seven tips for successful business negotiations

By Anton Katz If you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur, you’ve probably learned quickly that negotiation is not only unavoidable in business – ... Read more

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The cost of terminating employees when a business is sold

By Doug MacLeod When a business is sold the cost of terminating unwanted employees can significantly impact the sale price. The purchaser does not want to pay the cost of ... Read more

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Title insurance covers building defects

By Michael Lesage This recent case is illustrative of the breadth of coverage afforded to Ontario homeowners through title insurance. In that case, an individual purchased ... Read more

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Extortion emails containing your username and password

By Ryan Duquette In the last few days, we have had many concerned people contact us in relation to an email they had recently received. For some, this particular email ... Read more

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To bee or not to bee: Strigberger

By Marcel Strigberger You need not be a beekeeper to read this. The other day I was checking out a travel book on Amazon when a large notice hit me in the face. It ... Read more

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Heat waves and the importance of sun protection

By Salvatore Shaw  and Leah Burlock Summer is finally here, and that means that extreme heat events, often referred to as “heat waves,” will be more ... Read more

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Don’t have a lawyer and facing an examination for discovery?

By Marcus Sixta Facing an examination for discovery or deposition in a family law case can be intimidating. The thought of sitting in a boardroom while an overzealous lawyer ... Read more

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Let me do the heavy lifting

By Jennifer Samara Shuber On Thursday I embark on a residential move. I am staying in mid-town Toronto – this isn’t a cross-country or cross-continent endeavour. ... Read more

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Exception permitting termination of benefits ruled unconstitutional

By Laura Williams On May 18, 2018, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the HRTO or Tribunal) released an important interim decision in this case . An interim decision is a ... Read more

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Read it before you sign it!

By Inga Andriessen Recently we’ve had quite a few files where one of the parties to the lawsuit claims to not have read a document before they signed it. The ... Read more

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Calculating loss of future income for minors

By Dale Orlando  and Hudson Chalmers Nothing is more tragic than having a young child injured due to someone else’s negligence. Calculating the child’s ... Read more

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How divorce lawyers and financial advisors can work together

By Steven Benmor Divorce is one of the greatest threats to our clients’ financial situation, budget and retirement plan. In my 25 years as a divorce lawyer, I have ... Read more

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Conducting supplier debriefings — is your organization consistent?

By Michael Gleeson The Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive entitles unsuccessful proponents participating in a procurement valued at $100,000 or more to a ... Read more

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Bill C-51 — evidence in sexual assault cases

By Joseph Neuberger We have seen a significant shift in the criminal justice system over the past two years that has and will continue to erode the ability of an individual's ... Read more

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Improve client communications at your law firm

By Tom Ball Communicating effectively with clients and potential clients helps cultivate long-term relationships and trust. Set your law firm apart from the competition by ... Read more

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