What You Need To Know About Disinheritance

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 12.13.2016 | Canada Business
Suzana Popovic-Montag

Disinheritance is defined in Black's Law Dictionary as "the act by which the owner of an estate deprives a person of the right to inherit the same, who would otherwise be his heir." As such, it can be extremely unsettling for a child to find out that they have been disinherited from their parent's estate.

An Insider's Guide To Finding A Skilled Lawyer

Henry Chang | Posted 04.26.2017 | Canada Living
Henry Chang

The most reliable way to determine if a lawyer is the best in his or her field is to seek the opinion of one or more lawyers who also practice in the same field.

Women Shouldn't Feel Betrayed By Ghomeshi Lawyer Marie Henein

Adrienne Martin | Posted 04.01.2017 | Canada Living
Adrienne Martin

As feminists, we must realize we cannot have it both ways; we can't fight for our own to achieve equality and success, but then criticize them once they have found it. Furthermore, we cannot hold women to an invisible standard not outlined for anyone else. After all, would we reprimand a male lawyer who is also a father for defending an alleged child molester? I doubt it.

Governments Hate To Admit The Advantages Of Vaping

Karen Selick | Posted 12.30.2016 | Canada Politics
Karen Selick

Since 2009, Health Canada has taken the position that e-cigarettes containing nicotine are illegal. But out on the streets, Health Canada is simply being ignored. There's a brisk trade in vaping supplies including nicotine. Much of the new legislation might be found unconstitutional if challenged in the courts. Nicotine addicts who still use tobacco as a delivery method are suffering harm to their health that now appears to be quite unnecessary.

Who Is At Fault for This Car Accident?

Simmy Yu | Posted 08.20.2016 | Canada Living
Simmy Yu

I'm sure that most of you have experienced the feeling of having to be somewhere by a certain time, only to get on the road and face terrible traffic and road closures due to car accidents. A question that I get asked frequently is "which car is at fault for my car accident?" While in some scenarios, the answer is easy, usually the answer depends.

How This Lawyer Is Helping Change the World

World Vision | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada Impact
World Vision

I went to law school to equip myself with the tools to make a difference in the world -- something that many of us want for our lives. Some people do it through teaching, others by volunteering, and others by the way they run their businesses. I do it through practicing law.

Winnipeg Man Accused Of Mailing Bomb Faces New Charges

CP | Posted 07.23.2016 | Canada

Lawyer Maria Mitousis lost a hand and suffered other serious injuries in the July 3 blast.

Do You Have Insurance Coverage as a Cyclist?

Simmy Yu | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Living
Simmy Yu

Despite efforts by many municipalities to make streets more bike-friendly, cyclists are still at a major disadvantage when sharing the road with motor vehicles. In my practice as a personal injury lawyer in Ontario, some of the most devastating injuries we come across involve cyclists struck by cars.

Plan Ahead: When a Power of Attorney Is Challenged

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada Business
Suzana Popovic-Montag

It is often wise to do everything you can to avoid bringing these matters to court. Litigation is expensive and emotionally draining. Avoiding it through the use of alternate methods is recommended. Many of these disputes can be defused before they begin through communication.

Amal Clooney Shows Us The Perfect Way To Wear A Crop Top

The Huffington Post Canada | Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada Style

Amal Clooney sure knows how to rock the crop. On Tuesday, the 37-year-old human rights lawyer donned a black feathered Giambattista Valli crop top ...

Compelling New Book Details Wrongful Conviction Of B.C.'s Ivan Henry

Georgialee Lang | Posted 12.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Georgialee Lang

With twists and turns galore, as well as an unvarnished glimpse of Canada's brutal prison system, McEwen's book is a compelling must-read for anyone who still believes justice should be blind, and that it is better that 10 guilty men go free than to have one innocent man suffer.

September: Life Insurance Awareness Month

Jane Blaufus | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada Living
Jane Blaufus

This weekend a piece of Ontario history burned to the ground with the overnight loss of the St. Jacob's farmer's market. Ironically, my husband and I ...

Leave Work Out of Your Status Updates, or You'll Be Sorry

Joshua Slayen | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada Business
Joshua Slayen

The scenario is not that uncommon: You hate your job, you hate your boss, you hate your co-workers, so you go home and share your woes on Facebook to your closest of friends. But it's pretty obvious to everyone by now that you can get terminated for something you post on Facebook. So what can you do to protect yourself?

Lady Justice, You're a Fickle Mistress

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Three odd cases of "justice" are in the news these days, all of them likely to make those who don't commit crimes uneasy. No sane person wants an innocent person wrongly convicted (hence the abolishment of the death penalty). By the same token, no sane person wants a guilty person freed on a technicality. Marian Andrzejewski, Byron Sonne and Michael Rafferty all made headlines for their less-than-usual cases.