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What should a dentist do if an instrument breaks during treatment?

By Lonny Rosen  and  Elyse Sunshine In  a recent decision , the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (the Board) affirmed the obligations of a dentist ... Read more

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No end of pressures for the court reporter

By Kim Neeson   From scheduling to reporting to transcribing, there are many high-pressure demands placed on court reporters in their job. In over 30 years of reporting, ... Read more

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Child access in same-sex relationships

By Andrew Feldstein Notions of the “traditional” family unit have evolved over time. Accordingly, the judicial system needs to adapt to be better equipped to ... Read more

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Like it or not: forcing the sale of the matrimonial home

By Lisa Gelman The court  recently examined  the interesting question of whether, and under what circumstances, a party can obtain an order to sell their ... Read more

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Legal tech part two: five legal tech plays

By Alan Bass  and Michael Sauber  In our post, " Legal tech shows no signs of slowing ," we examined the drivers behind the use of technology in legal practice. In ... Read more

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What law students, legal entrepreneurs can learn from Ferris Bueller

By Ryan Handlarski “Life moves pretty fast,” says a young Matthew Broderick to the camera breaking the fourth wall with the audience in the classic 80s movie ... Read more

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Why do lawyers have to do a title search?

By Daniel Bernstein You can’t close a deal without your lawyer doing a title search. How else will your lawyer know whether the property you want to buy still has an ... Read more

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Cannabis, youth and driving in Ontario: law and consequences

By Alison Burrison Now that cannabis is legal in Canada, young drivers need to know the law and consequences of driving with THC in their system. You can also watch my ... Read more

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E-signatures legally equivalent to handwritten ones

By Peter Dillon for AdvocateDaily.com As technology becomes more entrenched in the legal world, there’s been a shift in Ontario towards using ... Read more

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Considering an offer to settle?

By Anton Katz There are many factors to consider when making or responding to an offer to settle an ongoing lawsuit. This blog post will discuss the purposes and effects of ... Read more

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Another case of the accidental franchisor

By Sam Khajeei This decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice exemplifies the importance of substance over form as it relates to contractual relationships that may ... Read more

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PTSD and the availability of aggravated damages

By John McLeish  and Nicole Fielding Last week, Canadians recognized Veterans Week, reflecting on the service and sacrifices of members of our Armed Forces.  ... Read more

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Tech upgrades that will benefit both your law firm and clients

By Amir Tajkarimi Legal technology hasn’t really made a great deal of headway in most law offices. Your current and future clients have, however, become used to a ... Read more

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Avoiding probate just got a little harder — but don’t panic

By Timothy N. Sullivan Canadians are in the fortunate position that there are no succession duties or death taxes. However, some institutions or agencies require ... Read more

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Update on the law of social host liability

By Patrick Brown  and William Harding This case  remains the leading authority on social host liability. In the decision, it was found that social hosts ... Read more

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The great estate – five ways to make it happen

By Suzana Popovic-Montag As estate litigators, we’ve seen a lot of bad estates and bad estate situations. The good news is because we know the bad, we can advise ... Read more

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Police record checks – new law on background checks

By Stuart Rudner and Anique Dublin On November 1, 2018, the process for conducting police record checks will change dramatically. On that date, the  Police Record Checks ... Read more

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Access to justice: the value of paralegals

By Amri Murray for AdvocateDaily.com When it comes to legal representation and advice, Ontarians have two options: hire a lawyer or enlist the services of a paralegal. ... Read more

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Working both sides of business law — litigation and transactions

By Inga Andriessen When I started practicing law over 26 years ago, I was a purely business law litigator. About three years into my career I became tired of litigating ... Read more

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A title by any other name is not a rose

By Marcel Strigberger What’s in a name? Or rather what’s in a title to a name? A 10-year-old boy in North Carolina recently got punished by his teacher ... Read more

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