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How To Access Money (Spousal Support and/or Child Support)

KPA Lawyers – March 27, 2017 Before understanding how to access money (spousal support and/or child support) from your partner during separation, it is important to have a clear understanding of how separation is legally defined and when it occurs. What is Separation? Many people who are going through the process of separating from their partner mistakenly assume that formal steps must be taken

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Man Ordered to Return $19,656 for Unlawfully Withholding Trust Money

KPA Lawyers – October 17, 2016 The Divisional Court has upheld a decision by a Toronto Small Claims Court Judge, who ordered Abdulkadir Elmi Mohamed (also known as Abdul Mohamed), to pay $19,656 plus costs to Amal Ahmed. The plaintiff, Amal Ahmed (“Plaintiff”) is the daughter of the appellant Amina Ibrahim (“Amina”). The appellant, named as Mohamed Abdulkadir (“Mohamed”) in the Court proceedings, is

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HRTO Dismisses Request for Reconsideration in Sexual Harassment Case

KPA Lawyers – May 12, 2017 On June 16, 2014, Safari Anderson filed an Application under s. 34 of the Human Rights Code, which alleged that Giuseppe Alessandro, who owned Law Help Ltd., subjected her to sexual harassment, sexual advances and solicitations, and reprisal in the workplace, which resulted in her resigning from her job. On August 18, 2014, the respondents filed a Response,

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Toronto mother launches lawsuit after daughter with special needs left on bus for hours in the cold

KPA Lawyers – May 17, 2017 [RE-POSTED FROM GLOBAL NEWS] Laura Mastache is suing the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), Stock Transportation Ltd. and the school bus driver for $700,000 after her daughter was left on a school bus for hours during a cold, winter day. “I torture myself thinking what she went through, how she was in that moment,” Mastache told Global News.

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Ontario Introduces Legislation to Create Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs

KPA Lawyers – June 1, 2017 [REPOSTED from Ontario.ca] Ontario introduced legislation today to create more opportunity and security for workers through its plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs, including hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are paid the same hourly wage as full-time workers, introducing paid sick days for every worker and stepping up enforcement of employment laws. Over the past

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What You Can Do About Workplace Sexual Harassment in Ontario

KPA Lawyers – August 4, 2017 In the winter of 2017, a Brampton company was ordered to pay $60,000 (plus legal costs) to a woman who endured constant on-the-job sexual harassment before being fired. Unfortunately, cases like these are not isolated. Often, sexual harassment in the workplace goes unreported for a number of reasons. Employees often fear losing their jobs or livelihood, and many

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What to do when someone who owes you money files for bankruptcy in Canada

KPA Lawyers – August 20, 2017 Bankruptcy is a process governed by the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA). Any insolvent person who has no other way to meet his or her financial obligations may file for bankruptcy, unless they have not been discharged from a previous bankruptcy. In a bankruptcy, people or companies (“debtor”) who can no longer pay their debts give all of

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Can I sue for invasion of privacy in Ontario?

https://youtu.be/tYCoxHL91UI The short answer is yes. But there’s some things you should keep mind before you consider legal action. First, your right to privacy will be different depending on the situation. For example, in health care, persons who are health information custodians are held to a very high standard by the Privacy Health Information Protection Act. Your lawyer also owes you a duty of

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Court orders Mississauga man to pay $16k‬ to banquet hall after failing to pay for wedding

KPA Lawyers – July 3, 2018 KPA Lawyers is actively searching for the debtor described in this article. If you have information about this individual, please contact us at info@kpalawyers.ca. The Brampton Small Claims Court ordered Akmal Chaudhry (pictured) of Mississauga to pay $16,514.36 in damages and legal costs to a Mississauga banquet hall after failing to pay for his wedding. Documents filed in

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I worked for a client and they won’t pay me, now what?

Dealing with unpaid invoices for your business can be a headache. Many businesses in Ontario lose vast sums of revenue because of delinquent accounts and customers who fail to pay for goods and services that they received. Unpaid invoices are an inconvenience for large businesses, and can be critically harmful to small business owners. We’ve listed 5 things you can do to ensure you

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11 Things you should consider if you don’t have a Will

KPA Lawyers – July 27, 2018 Many people believe that if they die without a Will, the law will ensure that their assets go to their loved ones. However, the rules dealing with how assets are distributed where a person has no Will are often not what you would hope they are. Many people also believe that if they do not own much, and

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