Flood Insurance Law
Mar31

Flood Insurance Law

Everyone remembers the epic rainstorm of July 2013. A storm that shut the city down for hours and caused havoc on the roads, emergency recovery efforts on GO trains, and 1000s of flooded basements across southern Ontario. As climate change intensifies our weather systems, we can continue to expect more intense rainstorms that occur more frequently.  It could be more important than ever to carry flood insurance on your home or...

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Alternative Dispute Resolution
Oct10

Alternative Dispute Resolution

You don’t HAVE to go to court…UNLESS of course, you want to. Whatever your reason – whether its due to an impending separation, divorce, or a workplace related disagreement  – difficult to resolve conflicts, disagreements, and disputes happen.  Divorce, for example, involves the trying task of navigating and planning important (and as a result often heated) life decisions, such as how to care for your children...

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Marriage Contracts & Cohabitation Agreements
Sep12

Marriage Contracts & Cohabitation Agreements

No one plans the end of a serious relationship. In the name of love, we hope against all odds (those odds being about 1 in 2 of survival) that our partnerships are strong enough to last. But, still things happen. Whatever the reason, relationships end. You can save yourself a lot of additional stress during a difficult time by planning ahead and writing up a marriage contract or cohabitation agreement with your partner. Together you...

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Division of Property: Married Versus Common Law
Sep05

Division of Property: Married Versus Common Law

Married? Common law?…What’s the difference? Family law in Ontario predominantly deals with the rights and responsibilities of children, parents, spouses, and common law partners. Basically, it is composed of all the laws that dictate the rules governing family relationships. It is important to know that  family law is applied equally to same-sex and opposite-sex couples in Ontario. This gives all couples the opportunity to...

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Toronto Slip and Fall Injury Lawyers
Aug15

Toronto Slip and Fall Injury Lawyers

Slip and fall situations sometimes require the assistance of a Toronto area attorney or Lawyer.  These accidents may result from a wide variety of circumstances but are frequently due to someone else’s negligence. Injuries can be caused from slipping on wet floors, icy patches, in bad lighting and sometimes over uneven surfaces.  If you are a Property owner you know one of your responsibilities is to maintain a safe environment.  This...

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