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The Top 3 Ways to Avoid Estate Litigation

They say the only certainties in life are death and taxes.  When a person dies, they often leave behind assets and liabilities (sometimes unpaid taxes) in the form of an estate. If a creditor claims they are owed money, or if one of the beneficiaries of the estate has an issue with the will, a […]

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Understanding Probate

When a loved one passes, there are numerous things you need to address. Your priority should be on coping with your loss, but there are also practical considerations like planning the funeral and settling the estate of the deceased. Whether the deceased left a Will and whether or not they appointed an Estate Trustee will […]

Avoid Latent, Undisclosed Home Defects: 5 Home Buying Tips Everyone Should Know

Buying a home is an exciting proposition that signals the beginning of a new phase in your life. It’s also likely the most expensive purchase you will ever make. Here are 5 key tips all homebuyers should consider to avoid latent or undisclosed home defects: 1. Survey the Property It is very important to survey your property […]

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Why You Should Hire an Ottawa Lawyer Rather Than Represent Yourself

Are you debating between representing yourself in a legal situation or hiring a lawyer? We certainly recommend hiring a lawyer because law is complex and it takes years to learn about our complicated civil procedures. There is a lot of paperwork and you don’t want to make an error or miss a deadline with court documents. By hiring a lawyer, you will put yourself on an even playing field with the other party, avail yourself of your lawyer’s professional connections, and reduce stress associated with representing yourself.

5 Home Buying Tips Everyone Should Know

Buying a home is an exciting proposition that signals the beginning of a new phase in your life. It’s also the most expensive purchase you will likely ever make, so make sure you do it right. Check out out our latest videos to learn the 5 home buying tips all homebuyers should consider: YouTube or Vimeo No […]

Ottawa Lawyer Suggests Home Inspection Tips for Buyers

Your home is the most expensive purchase you will likely ever make. It is also the place where you and your family will spend most of your time. As such, you owe it to yourself to have a thorough home inspection completed prior to purchase. In this video, we demonstrate some of the latest technology available […]

How to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer

Finding a lawyer at the best of times isn’t easy. Trying to find a personal injury lawyer after you’ve been injured, only adds to the difficulty.  Check out our latest video on how to find a personal injury lawyer here: YouTube No time to watch a video? Here are a few quick tips: Specialization Look for […]

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Understanding Damages in a Personal Injury Case

“Personal Injury” is a legal term for an injury to a person’s body, mind or emotions, as opposed to one’s property or reputation. A personal injury can be something as minor as a few cuts and scrapes following a slip and fall accident, or it can extend to include catastrophic physical injuries and even death. […]

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Medical Malpractice and Informed Consent

Before you undergo any medical procedure or treatment, the health care provider must obtain your permission before proceeding. They have a requirement to let you know the benefits and risks of the procedure, so you can make an informed decision about whether you approve. Let’s explore the purpose of informed consent and how failure to […]

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The Importance of Personal Injury Specialization

Why is hiring a lawyer with personal injury specialization so crucial? Personal injury is a complex area of law with many moving parts, from suing the responsible party for negligence to recovering insurance and making a disability claim. To ensure the best possible outcome as you recover, it is vital that you hire a lawyer with specialization in this field.