There is a general principle in real estate law, stemming from the Latin phrase “Caveat Emptor
”, which holds that a buyer has an obligation to exercise proper caution when acquiring real estate.
If you have prepared your will with a lawyer you may have noticed these short two words ‘per stirpes’
(and yes it is stirpes not stripes).
In most circumstances, individuals in Ontario are free to leave their estate to anyone they wish when they pass away.
The law views a corporation as a legal entity separate from its owners (i.e. the shareholders).
Separations sever not only personal relationships they also break up the shared financial partnership of the couple.
Yes. Federally and provincially incorporated businesses are required by law to maintain and safeguard detailed and accurate business records in a form that is readily available.
Three months ago I was sent home from work for being intoxicated. I have struggled with alcoholismfor the past two years. Yesterday, I was under the influence of alcohol when I attended work and my employer fired me. Is there anything I can do?
Republished from the Hamilton Spectator:
Brian Simo, personal injury lawyer contributes to the four part series by Steve Buist of the Hamilton Spectator.
The Ontario Human Rights Code is not new and it is surprising that so many employers continue to run afoul of the obligations it imposes on them.
If someone you know and love is no longer able to understand the decisions they are required to make, or cannot appreciate the consequences of their actions, they may need someone to legally make decisions for them.