Our Take on Things

Making New Law in Small Claims Court

In 2018 our firm obtained judgment against a debtor on behalf of a client in Small Claims Court.  We enforced the judgment by garnishing a bank account, only garnishing a small amount of the judgment. After the garnishment was issued, the debtor provided a low-ball offer that we did not accept, and then they disappeared.

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The Relevance of Remembering

November 11 is coming up soon, our day to remember those who died in order to obtain and protect our freedom. I find the remembrance day following our federal elections always to be interesting. People who chose not to vote are still claiming to appreciate the sacrifice that we remember on November 11. The further

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Did you vote ?

The election has come and gone, and there were a few shake ups.  The Liberals lost seats, the Conservatives and NDP’s gained seats, and we now have a minority government.  Records broken for the advance voting, however, the overall voting percentage was just over 65%, which is down slightly from the 2015 election.  When talking

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Is Your Interest Rate Enforceable?

Do you charge interest on your invoices that are paid late, and if so, what is that rate? Is that interest rate on your invoice a monthly rate or an annual rate? Did your client acknowledge and accept that interest rate as a term of your engagement? These are some questions to ask yourself if

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The Rise of Telecommuting

Do you have employees that work from home? Well, if you do you are among the 20% of employers in Ontario who offer telecommuting to their employees.  “Telecommuting,” or working remotely, has never been more popular. While telecommuting has the potential of saving employers’ money and can make for happier employees, employers still have to

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And Justice For All?

We hear a lot about Access to Justice in the news and how lower income individuals cannot afford to litigate in Ontario.   That is a problem.  That is not the topic of this Blog. This Blog is about the frustration of dealing with judicial officials who make off handed comments that corporations, some of them

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