We’re hiring: A new (or slightly newish) lawyer
SullivanLaw is looking to add a new lawyer to its practice. This could be a fantastic opportunity for a junior lawyer interested in a litigation practice, or a more experienced [...]
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Collaborative Law Practice
  Engaging legal counsel shouldn’t be intimidating. We provide smart, candid, appropriate and thoughtful legal advice.   Our approach is to help our client make informed decisions and find the best [...]
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Small Claims Court in Ontario: Do you need a lawyer?
The advice may be good, but the financial advantage can be small. Recently we discussed what Small Claims Court in Ontario is, and what kinds of legal issues it’s designed [...]
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It’s great that you made a Will. Does anyone know where it is?
Preparing estate documents is one thing. Accessing them is another. Last Monday morning I got a call from an old friend in Vancouver. “My mother’s in the hospital and they [...]
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What happens if you die without a Will in Ontario?
Making a Will isn’t fun. Dying without one is worse. If ‘making a Will’ has been one of those things on your long-term to-do list but doesn’t seem to ever [...]
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Spousal support waivers: Time limits allow for changes in circumstances
A twenty-year-old cohabitation agreement could be problematic (and risky) A guy has an acrimonious split from a former partner and wants to ensure he doesn’t have to go through it [...]
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November is Make-A-Will Month!
It’s not as hard as you think I have to be honest: I’ve been a lawyer for a long time now with the gray to show for it and I’ve [...]
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How your Will may have changed without you realizing it
By Litigation Associate Christine McKeating You may think that if you’ve already written your Last Will & Testament, you have your estate planning completed. However, you may be surprised to learn [...]
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Altering Access During COVID-19
Ontario courts have been clear: parent-child access (or visitation) arrangements are to be changed as little as possible due to COVID-19. In the now-frequently referenced case of Riberio v Wright, [...]
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Wills & Powers of Attorney during COVID-19
The COVID-19 social distancing protocols have touched everyone and almost every facet of our lives, including your personal finances and estate/succession plan. The COVID-19 disruption has many people wondering about [...]
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