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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LEGAL SERVICES: AN ESSENTIAL SERVICE
The COVID-19 pandemic has touched everyone. We hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. Your legal circumstances are important to us. These are SullivanLaw’s tips on [...]
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MANAGING STRESS DURING COVID-19 SOCIAL DISTANCING
The COVID-19 pandemic has touched everyone. We hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. At SullivanLaw, we are keenly aware of how much this situation is [...]
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