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When the court will stay an order pending appeal

By Lisa Gelman An Ontario court  recently considered  an interesting case where one party sought a stay of two orders pending appeal. The parties’ story ... Read more

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Five contracts you need to protect your business

By Anton Katz If you want to set your small business up for success, you need to do more than just be an expert in your field. You need to protect both yourself and your ... Read more

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Wrongful dismissal: recent case law increases legal uncertainty

By Doug MacLeod Recently, it has become increasingly difficult for employment lawyers to assess an employer’s potential legal liability in connection with an ... Read more

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The non-compete clause and employee poaching

By Bram Lecker and Kimberley Sebag Employers commonly include a non-compete clause in their offers of employment. Legally, the non-compete clause is referred to ... Read more

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Want to be creative with your will? Get a lawyer

By Suzana Popovic-Montag If you’re a regular reader of obituaries, you’ve undoubtedly seen some creative writing touches in remembering a departed family member. ... Read more

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Ontario Divisional Court offers another take on termination clauses

By Laura Williams A series of Ontario decisions in 2017 and 2018 demonstrated that termination clauses are tricky business! Many employers include termination clauses in ... Read more

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Disbursement funding options

By Katie Armstrong A client’s ability to fund disbursements is always a key consideration when preparing a legal budget. Historically, litigation funders would ... Read more

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Can your employer ask for passwords to your social media accounts?

By Amelia Phillips The  Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act  (PIPEDA) is the federal privacy law for private-sector ... Read more

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Catastrophic injury impairment

By David Hollingsworth Automobile insurance is constantly changing. It seems that the government continues to strip away at some of the most vital services required for ... Read more

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Better late than never - retroactive child support

By Marcus Sixta The obligation to pay child support after separation and divorce is mandated by both federal and provincial legislation in Alberta. This obligation is ... Read more

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‘Advances’ on settlement funds and the personal injury lawyer

By Amanda Bafaro for AdvocateDaily.com Should personal injury lawyers lend money to their clients? If  you  don’t lend your clients money, is it ok ... Read more

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Five common will drafting mistakes

By Lisa Laredo Write your will right and it will do exactly what you want and need it to do when you die. Your will is your roadmap to your loved ones and a properly written ... Read more

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What I’m looking for in a bencher

By Inga Andriessen If you’re not an Ontario lawyer, then this blog is not for you. This is about our upcoming bencher election for the Law Society of Ontario (LSO). ... Read more

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Justice minister has statutory discretion to drop extradition proceedings

By Dr. Gary Botting for AdvocateDaily.com The online edition of  South China Morning Post   recently trumpeted, “Donald Trump could change the course of ... Read more

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Be mindful of health professional/patient relationship boundaries

By Elyse Sunshine and Lonny Rosen A health professional is in a position of power and trust and must establish and maintain appropriate professional boundaries ... Read more

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Preparing an application for funding

By Katie Armstrong Due to the growing awareness of litigation funding options, an increasing amount of plaintiffs and lawyers now have access to capital to litigate valid ... Read more

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When will a court order interim costs and disbursements?

By Lisa Gelman An Ontario court  recently considered  a case where a husband appealed from an interlocutory order that required him to pay his wife $150,000 for ... Read more

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The ways to ruin your chances of settling your divorce in mediation

By Steven Benmor Mediating your divorce is an opportunity to try and settle your case without going to trial. Mediation is a fast, fair and cheap process. Litigation is long, ... Read more

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Handling mortgage debt depends on circumstances at time of death

By Mary Wahbi for AdvocateDaily.com Your mortgage lives on even after you die, and one way or another, the lender will want to get paid. That's because mortgages ... Read more

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New developments on the doctrine of frustration

By Laura Williams In two 2018 decisions, Canadian courts considered the boundaries of the doctrine of frustration. Frustration occurs when two parties can no longer meet ... Read more

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