Small claims court: When should you use one?
It tends to be used in situations where one or more parties is angry over a transaction that has gone poorly: “I’ll take you to small claims court!” one or [...]
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Four common questions about child support in Ontario
  Thanks to television and some of the more drama-filled divorces most of us see in the media from time to time, most people think they have a good idea [...]
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INFOGRAPHIC: What do modern Canadian couples look like?
Fewer married couples, but more common-law ones Just came across this great infographic issued last fall by the Vanier Institute of the Family, based on recent census data. As a [...]
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ASK A LAWYER: What do common-law partners get in a split?
“My common-law partner just cheated on me, so we’re breaking up. Will he still get half the house, even though I’m the one who put up the down payment and [...]
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FROM ADVOCATE DAILY: What can happen when a deceased person’s cheque bounces
From AdvocateDaily this week, by our own Timothy N. Sullivan: One can feel some sympathy for a man who failed in an attempt to cash a $100,000 cheque from his [...]
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FROM ADVOCATE DAILY: Joint tenancy is a double-edged sword
Joint tenancy is a common source of legal disputes for testators and beneficiaries From AdvocateDaily this week, by our very own Timothy Sullivan: Joint tenancy is a double-edged sword for [...]
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Down payment gifts and separation
by Sarah G. Mizrahi, Associate How a child, and their parents, can keep gifted down-payments safe in a separation Let’s start by pointing out the obvious: New homebuyers are facing [...]
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How to get the most out of your first meeting with a family lawyer
Don’t worry so much about that first meeting For most people, engaging a lawyer is a big deal – and not something they do every day. So not only are [...]
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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 way [...]
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ASK A LAWYER: What happens when 2 executors can’t agree?
What are the rights and responsibilities of executors? “My cousin wants a car from the estate of our recently-deceased, not-wealthy uncle. One of the executors of our uncle’s will is [...]
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