Our Take on Things

Time for Spring Cleaning – Law Firm Style

Spring has sprung so you know what that means – it’s time to Spring Clean, and no I don’t mean your house.    Now that winter is done (hopefully there won’t be anymore snow days), you should take a look at refreshing the office and dusting off those cobwebs, whether it be your home office

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Find A Good Ol’ Trustee Person to Act on Your Behalf

Who have you appointed as your power of attorney? How about the estate trustee in your will? People don’t often give enough thought to the appointment of their powers of attorney and the estate trustee for their wills. We won’t even get started about the people who don’t even give a thought to the need

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So You Have Been Garnished – now what?

You got a Notice of Garnishment telling you that your bank, another person who owes you money or your employer has been “garnished”: what does that mean? Well, it usually means that you failed to file a defence to an action you were named as a defendant, and then judgment was awarded against you, usually

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Professionalism Matters

The word professional is battered about a lot these days. When I first went to law school, it was said that the difference between a profession and an occupation is that professionals have to put their clients, students and patients before themselves. That makes a lot of sense, though in this day and age it

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Who gets your stuff when you die?

Often times when drafting your Will, you can feel pressure to pick the right individual for the many roles that are involved in administering a Will.  For example, people have a hard time selecting what they want to do in the event of a family tragedy, or in the Will known as the “failure of

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The Good Lawyer (Part 5) Assertiveness

A few months later, and here we finally are! We present to you the much anticipated (well, we like to think so) final installment of the Good Lawyer!   As a short recap, in our previous posts we have already pointed out the value of having/or being a lawyer who is great at: communication; being resourceful;

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