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Why You Should Have An Estate Plan

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Blog, Law | 0 comments

Many people mistakenly believe that if you’re not rich or you’re fairly young, you don’t need an estate plan. But there are a number of advantages that anyone can get from creating an estate plan. Below is a short list of the benefits you might enjoy by working with a lawyer to plan your estate. Choosing Who Manages Your Estate If injury, age or illness causes you to be unable to manage your affairs, it’s important to know that these matters will be in the hands of someone you trust. If you don’t have an estate...

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4 Ways You Can Successfully Fight A Red Light Camera Ticket

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Blog, Law | 0 comments

Communities in many countries, including Canada, utilize red light cameras in an effort to catch drivers in the act of running a red light. If you receive a ticket in the mail, your first inclination may be to pay the fine to avoid any trouble. But, depending on the circumstances, you may be able to successfully challenge the ticket in court. These are some common ways to fight a red light camera ticket: 1. The photo Since red light camera tickets are taken when a car is moving, the image may be very blurry. If the photo doesn’t...

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Family Lawyers Can Help During A Pet Custody Dispute

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Blog, Law | 0 comments

If you and your spouse are getting divorced and are having a huge disagreement about who gets custody of your dog or cat, you can seek mediation. Disputes over custody of pets could be seen as frivolous when compared with other issues in a divorce. However, if the situation is causing you a great deal of angst, understand that you’re not alone. Family lawyers increasingly are dealing with this issue. Going To Court  Especially if you and your spouse agree on other matters in your divorce, you probably prefer to settle this...

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2 Types Of Legal Evictions

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Blog, Law | 0 comments

If you are a landlord, it is your legal right to evict a tenant if necessary. There are numerous situations that may arise which require this process to occur. By taking back control of your property when the term and conditions are violated, this will allow you to find another tenant. It is important to understand the laws regarding evictions when faced with this situation. Notice of Termination with Cause Most evictions occur because of something the tenant has failed to do or done wrong. Listed below are the types of eviction notices: 1....

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What Are The Different Types Of Bankruptcy That Can Be Filed In Canada?

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Blog, Law | 0 comments

Many people sometimes find themselves in need of debt relief in order to maintain a reasonable lifestyle. This can occur to families that have large amounts of personal debt, small businesses that may have more debt than profits, or large corporations that may no longer have sufficient business management. Fortunately, Canadians can file for bankruptcy to give them the fresh financial start they need. These are the different types of bankruptcy that can be filed in Canada. Summary Bankruptcy A summary bankruptcy is commonly filed by...

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2 Ways To Avoid Big Legal Problems In Your Small Business

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Blog, Law | 0 comments

If you are a small business owner, you have a lot of things to think about on a day to day basis as you run your business. However, you should always keep in mind the possibility that you may run into legal problems as a result of your products or services, or as a result of interactions with your employees or other businesses. That’s why it’s important to use the following two tips; that way, you may be able to avoid legal problems in your business. Put Everything in Writing It is important that any agreements you have are...

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Keep Your Business Embezzlement-Free In 3 Easy Steps

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Blog, Law | 0 comments

Running a business has always been associated with risk, but it seems riskier now than it has ever been. Because your everyday duties as a business owner are mostly concerned with profits and growth, it can be easy to forget the other risks that may threaten your company’s success, or even your personal reputation. Characterized by the theft and/or abuse of funds entrusted to company employees, embezzlement is one type of white-collar crime that could quickly put you out of business or possibly land you in jail; despite having had...

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3 Tips For Security At Events

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Blog, Law | 0 comments

Concerts, rallies, weddings, and other large events can often involve crowds in the thousands. Other events like small company or political gatherings may only have a few dozen people attending. No matter how many people are attending the event, it may be prudent to hire a security company with qualified security guards for the event. These security guards will perform a number of different important functions: Protect the individuals at the event Protect the property if the event gets out of control Maintain a visible presence to deter any...

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Things Every Prospective Adoptive Parent Should Know

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Blog, Law | 0 comments

Are you thinking about adopting a child? Whatever your reasons and whether you’re planning to adopt a baby, a toddler, or an older child, there are a few things you should know about adoption before you embark on this process. Domestic Vs. International Adoptions There are many different ways to adopt a child. Likewise, there are many different places from which you can adopt that child. For instance, you may choose to adopt a child within Canada or internationally. There are adoption agencies specializing in each type of adoption....

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2 Challenges You May Face After A Divorce

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Blog, Law | 0 comments

According to data collected during the 2006 Census, 4 in 10 first marriages in Canada end in divorce. These statistics suggest that it is important for citizens to understand some of the unique challenges associated with life after divorce. If you are in the midst of the divorce process, take the time to learn about these 2 challenges you may have to overcome once your marriage is dissolved. 1.  Sudden Lack Of Connections Social ties play an important role in the lives of many. For married couples, these social ties are often formed...

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