Is It Illegal To Live In Your Leased/Rented Business Space?

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In the first season of the show Better Call Saul, the main character is attorney Jimmy McGill, and he rents an office inside the building but behind the beauty salon. He also lives there secretly and it was quite humorous to see him hurriedly transform his space from a office into very makeshift sleeping quarters and vice a versa.              Can you get away with this sort of thing in real life?

25 September 2015

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

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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.

1 September 2015

Debt Consolidation As A Freelancer

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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

10 August 2015

4 Benefits To Hiring A Divorce Lawyer

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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.

21 July 2015

Four Reasons Your Small Business Should Hire A Lawyer On Retainer

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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.

2 July 2015

Living Wills And You: 3 Commonly Asked Questions

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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?

9 June 2015

Yay, You Won A Sweepstakes! Now What?

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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.

13 May 2015

Pros And Cons Of Joint Custody

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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.

17 April 2015

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


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?

24 March 2015

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

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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.

19 March 2015