Navigating Small Claims Court - Part One

Does someone owe you money but won’t pay it back? Are you curious about the Small Claims Court? Do you want to learn how to navigate your way through a legal proceeding?

Three hours pay rules.

If I have to close my store on short-notice, what do I have to pay my employees who were scheduled/able to work but didn’t, or who worked less than three hours before I sent them home?

Henson Trust protects our most vulnerable family members.

I have a disabled child who receives benefits from the Ontario Disability Support Program.  Do I need to make any special arrangements for him in my Will?  Has the law changed recently?

Who keeps matrimonial home?

My spouse and I are separating and my spouse owns our home. Do I have to move out because I am not on title to the property?

I was rear-ended and injured in a motor vehicle accident while driving to work. Am I supposed to file a claim with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)?

I was rear-ended and injured in a motor vehicle accident while driving to work. Am I supposed to file a claim with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)?

Wade in the news - Law Times

Regulations can't prevent police racial profiling.

Wade in the news - Hamilton Community News

NDP pilloried for punishing Hamilton human rights complaints.

Wade in the news -

Toronto lawyers against proposed City council cut.

Setting up a family trust

I recently met with my accountant to have my tax return prepared – and he told me that I should consider having a family trust established in order to save some tax in future years.   He suggested that I speak with a tax lawyer.   How can I go about having a family trust set up?

I am the caregiver of a loved one, who has assured me that I will be taken care of when he or she passes on? Will that promise hold up?

Anyone can make a claim after a person has passed on that the deceased person made a verbal commitment of benevolence towards them.