Examining the nature of Henson Trusts

The Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in the case of in S.A. v. Metro Vancouver Housing Corporation, 2017 BCCA 2 (37551). 

Wade in the News - CBC - November, 2018

Was officer okay to question Matthew Green?  Lawyers clash over role of race in poilce stop.

Wade in the news - Canadian Lawyer Magazine

Dressing for success: Dress codes should follow human rights guidelines.

Wade in the news - Lawyers' Daily

Lawyers laud proposed addictions to Ontario Human Rights Code, but say more change needed.

If I buy used real estate and discover a defect, what are my remedies?

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.

Who is ‘per stirpes’ and why am I leaving them everything in my will??

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). 

Someone I relied on for support didn’t leave me anything in their will. Is there anything I can do?

In most circumstances, individuals in Ontario are free to leave their estate to anyone they wish when they pass away.

Why should I consider incorporating my business?

The law views a corporation as a legal entity separate from its owners (i.e. the shareholders).

Mediation or Litigation?

Separations sever not only personal relationships they also break up the shared financial partnership of the couple.

I operate my business as a Corporation. Do I have to maintain a Minute Book?

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.