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COVID-19 Operational Changes: Wills and Powers of Attorney

A necessary side effect of social distancing and remote work has meant a reshuffle in the way business is conducted. In the past, the witnessing of documents relating to wills and estates had to be completed in person. Today, new laws from the Ontario government make it possible for us to complete wills and powers […]

AN UPDATE FOR OUR CLIENTS AND VISITORS:

Instead of simply shutting our doors to the public, we have invested in a number of physical changes to our office, as well as modifying our procedures. We are committed to ensuring that our clients’ concerns will always be met without delay or interruption during the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of the steps […]

COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE: WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS!

WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS!   AN UPDATE FOR OUR CLIENTS AND VISITORS: We are committed to ensuring that our clients’ concerns will always be met without delay or interruption during the evolving COVID-19 situation. We have taken all necessary precautions in our office, including: ➣ ensuring hand sanitizer is available to visitors and staff; […]

Are Surveys Obsolete?

Whether you’re buying a piece of real estate, or lending money via a mortgage on it, do you need a survey? It depends (that’s what most lawyers’ answers start with!). But on what? Traditionally, real estate lawyers undertook a series of investigations – title and off-title – to provide their purchaser and lender clients with […]

Married vs. Common-Law: Property Division Differences

How are Married Couples & Common-Law Couples Different When it Comes to Property Division? When experiencing the breakdown of a relationship, there is often little difference, emotionally and financially, between those who are married and those who are in a common-law relationship or common-law spouses. However, legally, there are a number of distinctions made for […]