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civil law

Filing a Construction Lien in Ontario: A Step-by-Step Guide

Navigating the intricacies of construction projects in Ontario can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to understanding the legal safeguards provided by construction liens. Often referred to as “mechanic’s liens” in certain jurisdictions, construction liens play a pivotal

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Criminal Law

Correctional Service in Ontario: Safety, Rehabilitation, and Rights

As of September 2021, Ontario’s correctional services operate based on key principles derived from laws, regulations, and policies. These principles are all about running correctional institutions effectively and compassionately. Their focus? Keeping everyone safe, supporting rehabilitation, and safeguarding the rights

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Family Law

The Crucial Role of Legal Counsel in Domestic Contracts

The landmark case of Anderson v. Anderson serves as a powerful lesson in the critical necessity of legal representation when dealing with domestic contracts. This precedent-setting case starkly highlights the potential risks that come with managing such agreements without the

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Criminal Law

Trial Delays: The Implications of R. v. Hanan

The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R. v. Hanan marks a pivotal moment in the Canadian justice system, significantly influencing the way it deals with trial delays. In this case, the Supreme Court set aside convictions of manslaughter and

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Criminal Law

Right To Remain Silent In Canadian Criminal Law

In Canada, the “right to remain silent” is a crucial legal rule that protects people when they’re questioned or arrested by the police. This right is part of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and is vital for a

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Family Law

Family Violence and the Children’s Law Reform Act

Family violence is a grave issue that affects individuals across all social strata. The recognition and treatment of violence within the legal system have undergone significant changes over the years, with an increasing emphasis on the rights and welfare of

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