Monthly Archives: March 2019

How to Get A Quick Court Order

Family law matters can go on for months or years. You might be wondering how to get a quick court order. Sometimes you might need to bring a motion for a temporary court order while you wait for a court date. Some things can’t wait. Some people want to bring an emergency motion to get ...
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Can You Make Your Own Will?

Is it possible to make your own will? The quick answer is yes. Handwritten wills can be legal in Ontario. Even an unsent text message was honoured as a man’s final wishes in Australia. You could go one step further and buy a make-your-own-will kit. It all sounds so simple. But is a handwritten will ...
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What Happens When You Die Without A Will?

Susie was 36 when she caught the flu. She never thought about  what happens when you die without a will. Her fever raging and gasping for air, she had a friend drive her to a medical clinic late one evening. From there, it was a quick trip to a hospital ICU. Within days, she was ...
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Key Points from Inc Magazine Event

After applying for the Inc Magazine 30 under 30 award, I was sent an invite to attend the Inc Founder House. I was told the event was to celebrate Inc Magazine turning 40 years old. Also, at some point 40 successful mentors would be paired with 40 start up entrepreneurs. Little further information was provided, ...
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How To File For Divorce In Ontario

Many people search for how to file for divorce in Ontario. The divorce laws in Ontario are the same as other Canadian provinces. There is no need to be Canadian to apply for a divorce. You will however need to show you are legally married in some country. You will also need to show that ...
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There Is Always Someone Cheaper

I decided to write this short blog after seeing the below meme. There is always someone cheaper! There are many other common sayings that touch on the subway. “You get what you pay for.” “Nothing get’s you nothing.” Obviously, the meme is meant to be funny. But it also reminds me of times I tried ...
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Reisman Awards 2019

Below is our law firm’s submission for the 2019 Reisman Awards   ClearWay Law is changing the legal industry by creating a virtual law firm where clients leave satisfied, receive quality service, at a price they can afford. Internally, we work to have our staff and lawyers organize their work to fit their lifestyle. If ...
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Can You Change A Bad Will?

Can you leave adult children out of your will because you disagree with their choice of partner? Can you overturn a bad will? The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) says so. When a grandfather discriminated against his daughter because of her child’s race, the Superior Court of Justice ruled his will offended Ontario public policy ...
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New Rules For Cryptocurrency To Protect Users

These proposals came when issues at QuadrigaCX, formerly Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, led to calls for regulatory oversight of the notorious industry. Quadriga was granted creditor protection last month. Recently, a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX claims about $250 million of customers’ holdings are stuck in an electronic vault because the company’s founder Gerry Cotten died ...
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Contest a Will in Ontario

Contest a Will in Ontario

                If you are looking to contest a will in Ontario, you have come to the right place. Disagreeing with a “final hour” change to a family will can have costly and sometimes unhappy consequences. Brothers Livio and Franco Quaggiotto took their dispute to the Court of Appeal ...
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