QUESTION: I worked for a large local employer for 36 years. Two weeks ago I was told that my employment was over. I was given my outstanding wages and vacation pay and nothing more. The company is in creditor protection right now. Is there anything I can do to get a severance package?
I am applying to be the Estate Trustee with a Will - what are some common mistakes people make when applying for probate?
The Probate” process, which is now called an “Application for a Certificate of Appointment of the Estate Trustee with [or without] a Will
”, is not a difficult process, however, the Court, specifically the Estates Registrar, is extremely unforgiving about mistakes in the application.
In Ontario, you are able to make a claim against an at-fault party for injuries suffered in a car accident, even if that at-fault party is a spouse or other family member.
Sadly, it is not unusual for employers to discriminate against disabled employees or fail to accommodate them in the workplace. Many employers simply do not understand the obligations imposed by the Ontario Human Rights Code
. Even if they know they are violating the Code
, most are clever enough not to be overt about the discrimination. But there are always exceptions.
Effective January 1, 2016, Rule 75.2 was added to the Rules of Civil Procedure and introduced a procedure for mediating estate disputes throughout the province of Ontario.
How far will courts go to police your clients' choices?
Ontario corporations are now required to maintain a register of their ownership interests in land in Ontario, which shall document the date the property was acquired and, if applicable, when it was disposed.
As the temperature drops, winter’s wet and icy conditions increase the number of slip and falls outside. Roads and sidewalks become layered with ice and slick snow making the simplest walk a hazard. If you find yourself injured due to a slip and fall accident, there are a number of steps you should take to protect your rights.
Experts remain crucial to the court despite recent judicial comments pointing to potential bias, says Hamilton personal injury lawyer Andrew Spurgeon.