What is a Litigation Lawyer in Kitchener, Ontario

A litigation lawyer works in civil litigation and can represent both plaintiffs and defendants. They specialize in taking legal action against people and organizations and handle civil lawsuits before, during and after a trial. A civil lawsuit is one in which criminal charges and penalties are not a factor. Essentially, it is a non-criminal legal [ … ]

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When Is It Time To Find A Tax Lawyer In Kitchener, Ontario?

For some of us, our tax situation is relatively straightforward. Your income is entirely wage-based and you don’t own any property except your home. For others, tax obligations are more complicated: you may own a business or multiple properties, be the recent recipient of an inheritance, or already owe a significant amount to the Canada [ … ]

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Courts Blast Child Welfare Systems Pace

On Lawyers Daily, an article posted about how the courts are blasting the child welfare systems pace. The article claims that Ontario has no concrete plans to fix the “dilatory child welfare litigation regime that the province top courts say sometimes condemns children to legal limbo”. To read the full article please visit The Lawyers [ … ]

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Courts Struggle To Decide What’s ‘Urgent’

The Toronto Sun has put out an article written by Michele Mandel related to a case Ichim Law is working on in the courts during the Covid-19 outbreak. The article details the courts struggle to determine what is “urgent” and what can be delayed. To read the full article involving Ichim Law visit The Toronto [ … ]

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Wills in Ontario: What You Need to Know

Wills are fundamental estate planning tools, but a surprising number of Canadians haven’t drawn one up. A survey by Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Co. (LawPRO) suggested an estimated 56% of Canadian adults don’t have a will. Various reasons have been cited for this oversight. 25% of respondents to a poll by the Angus Reid Institute said [ … ]

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Small Claims in Court Increases to $35,000

On October 23 2019 the Ontario Attorney General Douh Downey announced that monetary claims limit for small court will increase from $25,000 to $35,000 as of January 1 2020.  As in previous years, the claims limit will continue to exclude costs such as interests and court fees.   Why does this matter? This could affect where [ … ]

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