Getting Divorced? 2 Mistakes That Can Cost You Extra Time And Money

19 October 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

If you are like most people, finding out that your spouse wants a divorce can turn your life upside-down. In addition to dividing up time with your children, you might also find yourself moving to a new place or splitting up possessions. Unfortunately, the stress of divorce can cause people to make errors that they have to live with forever. Here are two mistakes that can cost you extra time and money, and how you can avoid problems: Read More 

Ask A Lawyer: Can A Toronto Landlord Evict You Because You Have A Pet?

18 September 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

According to the Canadian Animal Health Institute, 35 percent of Canadian homes include a dog, and 38 percent of Canadians own a cat. Pet ownership is popular in Canada, but animals can cause problems for people who want to rent a property. Some landlords don't take too kindly to these furry inhabitants, and some tenants find themselves in receipt of an eviction order because of their pet. Find out if this is legal, and learn more about the steps you should take if this happens to you. Read More 

3 Reasons Sweepstakes Prize Winners Need Notary Services

3 September 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

If you like to enter sweepstakes to win big prizes, you will eventually have to learn how to fill out an affidavit to claim your prize. The affidavit completion process involves the services of a notary to validate your information and confirm compliance with the sweepstakes rules. A notary, also referred to as a signing agent, acts as a trusted authority in legal affairs and witness for contract signing. Sweepstakes holders utilize notaries as their legal advocate when confirming the winner qualifies to collect the prize. Read More 

3 Things To Know About Using Legal Aid For A Criminal Charge

31 August 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

Dealing with a criminal charge can be a scary and frustrating experience, especially if you believe you are innocent. If this is your first charge, you probably have no idea how the legal process works, which is why you should immediately hire a criminal lawyer. Your lawyer will help you understand the process and your rights, and every person charged with a crime must have a lawyer. If you cannot afford one, you can use legal aid. Read More 

2 Sneaky Ways Landlords Try to Evict Tenants

17 August 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

Landlords must go through a fairly strict process before they can legally evict tenants from residences. Because the process can take time, involves some legal wrangling, and may cost money to resolve, some landlords use creative self-help methods to get tenants out. Here are a couple of the sneaky tactics some landlords use to get rid of tenants and what you can do if you think you're the victim of an illegal eviction. Read More