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Brought Your Car From The US Into Canada? Here’s What You’ll Need To Bring To Have It Registered

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Brought Your Car From The US Into Canada? Here’s What You’ll Need To Bring To Have It Registered

If you have recently moved from the United States into Canada—either permanently or only for a little while—you might have chosen to bring your car into the country rather than purchasing a new one upon your arrival. In many cases, this is not a problem at all, although you might have had to go through a little bit of trouble at the border in order to bring it in. In order to operate the vehicle legally in Canada, however, you will need to have it registered to your name and your current Canadian address. These are a few things that you...

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Debt Consolidation As A Freelancer

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Debt Consolidation As A Freelancer

Freelancing can be a rewarding and challenging career, but it can also be filled with pitfalls you might not think of. For example, if you are drowning debt, it can definitely be much harder to settle that debt with a creditor than if you had a brick-and-mortar job. However, it is possible to get a debt consolidation loan as a freelancer if you are prepared to work for it. Consolidate All Credit Cards into a Low-Interest Card The first step you can take is to consolidate all your existing credit cards into your lowest interest one. This will...

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4 Benefits To Hiring A Divorce Lawyer

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Benefits To Hiring A Divorce Lawyer

No one likes to think, talk about, or go through the process of divorce. If you feel that your marriage is at the point where a divorce is necessary, it may be worthwhile for you to hire a divorce lawyer. He or she can help make the experience less stressful and can guide you through all legal choices. Take a look at the following information to better understand the benefits to hiring a divorce lawyer.   Help You Negotiate You want to make sure that you get the best possible results after a divorce so that you can continue living...

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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 on Four Reasons Your Small Business Should Hire A Lawyer On Retainer

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 on Living Wills And You: 3 Commonly Asked Questions

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 on Yay, You Won A Sweepstakes! Now What?

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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