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Starting a professional practice? Why you may want to consult with a Lawyer

B Y SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYER Anyone who has ever taken the leap to start their own professional practice will tell you of the many restless nights they have had contemplating the various, potential legal disasters their future professional practices could run into. Show More Summary

Last Wills that Offend Public Decency

BY GARRY J. WISE AND PAUL B. ADAM Competing February 2016 rulings by Ontario courts have left us with real questions as to when a discriminatory Last Will and Testament will be upheld in this province. Background These cases are theShow More Summary

LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact form Wise Law for Thursday December 1, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 1, 2016 at 6:45am PST Where a person dies without a will, an intestacy arises. Show More Summary

Recognizing Foreign Divorces in Canada

BY PAUL B. ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYER If you were divorced in a foreign country, and now plan to marry in Canada, beware. Not all divorces are created equal. For a foreign divorce to be validated in Canada, it needs to have been granted according to the law of that country, by a court of that country with the power to grant a divorce. Show More Summary

LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday November 30, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 30, 2016 at 6:42am PST Many couples live separate and apart “under one...Show More Summary

Enforceability of Employment Agreements: Termination Clauses in Ontario

BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYER In the excitement of finding a new job, it can be tempting to overlook the importance of the termination provisions that might be included in the employment contract you have been asked to sign. Employment...Show More Summary

LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday November 29, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 29, 2016 at 6:05am PST If your employment agreement prohibits youShow More Summary

Top 10 Legal Headlines

Here are our top 10 legal headlines from last week. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 28, 2016 at 8:17am PST - Garry J. Wise, Toronto Visit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website: www.wiselaw.net

140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of November 28, 2016

Here are this week's leading legal news stories from Wise Law on Twitter. Reasonable Doubt: legal aid in Ontario is far from perfect Here are our top 7 tips for getting fired like a pro. Lawyer who lost case because of bathroom break...Show More Summary

Increase in Ontario Civil Filing Fees

BY RACHEL SPENCE AND LARA FRIEDMAN As of November 6, 2016, Ontario civil and small claims courts have increased their fees, the new amounts can be found here. This will impact both legal professionals and Ontario citizens involved in...Show More Summary

Dividing and Equalizing Marital Property in Ontario

BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYER The process behind “consciously uncoupling” can be overwhelming, particularly when it comes to the division and equalization of family property. Perhaps the most common point of frustration we hearShow More Summary

Getting It Right: Formal Requirements for Your Last Will and Testament

BY PAUL ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYER Remember the old expression, "close enough" only works with horseshoes and hand grenades?Keep this in mind when drafting your Last Will and Testament. The law is very clear about the formal requirements that must be met for a Will to be validated. Show More Summary

LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday November 24, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 24, 2016 at 6:54am PST For an Ontario will to be valid, it must be signed by the person making the will and be witnessed by two people who are not beneficiaries under the will. Show More Summary

LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday November 23, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 23, 2016 at 6:50am PST Ontario’s Family Law Act (FLA) governs the equalization and division of property between spouses upon marital separation. Show More Summary

LawFact of the Day: Emplolyment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday November 22, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 22, 2016 at 7:01am PST “My ex-employer just gave me a severance proposal, but I was only given 3 days to respond. Show More Summary

Top 7 Tips for Getting Fired Like a Pro

BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYER It is never a pleasant experience to learn that your employment is being terminated, no matter what the circumstances may be. Nonetheless, there is a right way of handling your dismissal. If you are...Show More Summary

140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of November 21, 2016

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 21, 2016 at 7:42am PST Trump says gay marriage is settled law, but he still wants to overturn Roe v. Wade Assange Is Questioned...Show More Summary

LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday November 18, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 18, 2016 at 6:49am PST Ontario’s Small Claims Courts have jurisdiction to award damages of up to $25,000 in lawsuits brought before the Court. Show More Summary

LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday November 17, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 17, 2016 at 6:59am PST A last will cannot have provisions that run contrary to public policy. Show More Summary

LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday November 16, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 16, 2016 at 7:47am PST A final Separation Agreement will document all...Show More Summary

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