March 6, 2017|Written By Alex Robinson A much-anticipated report has recommended broadening the scope of family law to let paralegals provide legal services in some matters. If implemented by the provincial government and the Law Society of Upper Canada, the report’s recommendations would let paralegals represent clients in court in a number of family law areas, including custody,
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Should paralegals be allowed into family court? It’s one of the most divisive questions swirling through the Ontario legal community this year. With most litigants now appearing without a lawyer for family cases in the province, a recent family law review by a former Ontario court chief justice recommends paralegals be allowed into family courtrooms on certain matters, including
Family Court Services The Superior Court of Justice is dedicated to ensuring meaningful access to justice for family law litigants at all Superior Court locations. Access to justice means providing family court services and processes that are timely, efficient, effective, and affordable. The purpose of these services and processes is to resolve family cases in
Are you looking for help bringing an invention to market? Are you seeking financial assistance from a potential investor? If so, you may have heard of, or are putting together, a non-disclosure agreement. A non-disclosure agreement, also known as a NDA or confidentiality agreement, is intended to prevent an idea or technology from being stolen and copied.
Canada, as put in perspective in light of Canada’s notorious (worldwide) patent trolls WE RARELY write about Canadian patent law, but we certainly write about Canadian companies like BlackBerry and i4i because they use the US patent system (for the most part) to go after their rivals. IAM recently published, for a law firm as usual (shameless
Tim Hortons franchisees push back against cost-cutting changes, report suggests Tim Hortons franchisees are pushing back against changes implemented by the chain’s new owners that are designed to cut costs but will lower the quality of the products, a report suggests. According to the report in Tuesday’s Globe & Mail newspaper, the franchisees have created an
Recent court decisions now allow for business method patents, in time to protect the new computer-implemented big data technologies that are starting to come through in a major way. Now, with the computer industry expanding greatly, we have a developing area called big data and big data analytics. Big data analytics came about because of