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Four Reasons Your Small Business Should Hire A Lawyer On Retainer

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you have a small business, you might be clueless when it comes to needing an attorney and possible legal troubles you could face down the line. If you have just started your business, you might not think that you need a general practice attorney, such as the Binsky Whittle lawyers in Mississauga, on retainer. Here are four reasons why every small business should think about hiring a lawyer to be in their corner through thick and thin. 1. Backup to Grow Your Business If your business is just starting out and is slated to grow, it is...

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Living Wills And You: 3 Commonly Asked Questions

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Nobody looks forward to addressing their end of life decisions. Yet specifying your wishes in a legal document can be of great benefit–not just for your family but, in some cases, for you as well. If you are considering creating a living will but would like to learn more, read on. This article will address three commonly asked questions about living wills. What is the difference between a living will and a regular will? The type of will most people are familiar with–also known as a regular will–is used to determine how your...

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Yay, You Won A Sweepstakes! Now What?

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you thought extreme couponing was intriguing, you’ll be knocked off your feet by the number of people addicted to entering contests and sweepstakes. Sweepstakes winners may win anything from shopping sprees and high-end jewelry to cars and vacations. If you’re new to extreme entering, then you probably don’t know how the process works of claiming a prize. Your hard work doesn’t stop once you’ve won. This is how it works. Step 1 – The Good News Of course, after you have entered a sweepstakes, you will...

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Pros And Cons Of Joint Custody

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are currently going through a divorce and have minor children, a big decision to make is whether you want to ask for sole custody or joint custody. Joint custody, also called shared custody, allows you and your spouse to each have physical and legal custody of your children. You can choose how to make the arrangements, such as you having them during the week, or splitting up the time every few days. You may have them in your home from Monday to Thursday, and they stay with your spouse from Friday to Sunday. Regardless of how you work...

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What Should You Do If You’ve Suffered Discrimination While House-Hunting?

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’re currently in the process of shopping for a new (or new-to-you) home, you’re likely very excited about getting a fresh start in a new location. However, nothing can put a damper on this process more quickly than the realization that you are being profiled or discouraged from making a purchase offer because of your race, sex, age, children, or another immutable factor. What are your rights if you feel you’ve suffered from housing discrimination? Read on to learn more about Ontario’s laws governing this...

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How Your Actions During The Divorce Process Can Hurt Your Chances For Custody

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are going through a divorce and are involved in a custody battle, your actions today can make a difference. Remember that every move you make up until the hearing might be tracked and can put your chances of custody in jeopardy. Here are five common mistakes that can hurt your chances of custody during the divorce process. 1. Losing Your Cool in Front of Your Ex If you are having ongoing conflicts with your ex up to the hearing, you need to make sure that you keep your cool during these conversations. If there are strained interactions...

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Dealing With Sexual Harassment: A Guide For Working Women

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Sexual harassment is unfortunately very common in workplace settings, with women being the primary targets, which leaves many with the pressing question of how they can handle it. Sexual harassment can take many forms, including physical contact, unwelcome sexual advances, inappropriate comments, constant nagging among many others. Perpetrators are usually colleges or even persons in leadership positions, who can make the victim uncomfortable, embarrassed, and even make the workplace environment hostile. If you are a woman suffering sexual...

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How Do You Prove Negligence In A Personal Injury Case?

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Getting hurt is never pleasant. Sometimes, when you get hurt, it is nothing more than a fluke, and you just have to deal with it. Sometimes, however, you get hurt because someone was negligent. This means your injury was preventable, but someone simply did not take the time to take proper care of equipment or facilities. If someone has been negligent in some way, you can sue them for damages and get them to pay for at least part of your doctor bills. Proving negligence can be tricky, so it is important to know what you should look for:...

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3 Reasons Your Family Needs To Hire Estate Planning Lawyers

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have a family that you care for, it’s important to take the right steps to plan for the future. Lawyers can help you create a great estate plan so that there are no surprises in the future and your wishes are respected. If you don’t yet have a plan in place, now is a great time to create one. Take a look at the following information to better understand the reasons as to why your family needs to hire estate planning lawyers.  Protect Your Children With an estate plan in place, you can fully protect your children for...

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Succeeding In Parenting And Using Your Legal Options – Tips For Establishing A Custody Arrangement

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

One of the most emotionally challenging times in anyone’s life can be going through a divorce. These challenges are heightened when there are children involved, as balancing your needs with successful parenting can be extremely difficult in a divided household. Luckily, your family lawyer will be able to help you use the system to establish a successful parenting plan. Below, you’ll find a guide to some tips for creating a productive custody arrangement. No two situations are the same, in much the same way that no two children are...

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