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How does rent work in Ontario?

https://youtu.be/iAz7q3WDXCU Unless you own the home you live in, chances are you are paying rent to a landlord. There are lot of myths and misunderstands about how rent works in Ontario, so we’ve created this video to explain some of the common and not-so-common questions that people have about rent. First, how is rent decided? When a rental unit is vacant, the landlord and

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How to prepare for a Settlement Conference in Small Claims Court in Ontario

KPA Lawyers – March 23, 2019 https://youtu.be/gojfY_whO1E Small Claims Court is intended to be a place where people can access justice without necessarily incurring the expense of hiring a lawyer or licensed paralegal. That being said, following the correct process and procedure in Small Claims Court is no walk in the park. If you’re reading this article, we’re going to assume that you’ve either

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How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario

KPA Lawyers – March 26, 2019 Although the Small Claims Court is designed to be accessible to people who decide not to retain the services of a lawyer or licensed paralegal, appealing a decision made by a Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court after your trial is a very different matter altogether. Appeals from Small Claims Court in Ontario are decided by a

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What is an Appeal Book and Compendium at Divisional Court in Ontario?

KPA Lawyers – March 26, 2019 Although the Divisional Court hears appeals from many types of courts and tribunals, if you are interested in appealing a decision of the Small Claims Court, then we recommend reading How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario before reading this article. An Appeal Book and Compendium is a tabbed and bound document that contains necessary

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What is an Exhibit Book at Divisional Court in Ontario?

KPA Lawyers – March 27, 2019 Although the Divisional Court hears appeals from many types of courts and tribunals, if you are specifically interested in appealing a decision of the Small Claims Court, then we recommend reading How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario before reading this article. The Exhibit Book is a tabbed and bound document that contains necessary documents

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What is an Appellant’s Factum at Divisional Court in Ontario?

KPA Lawyers – March 27, 2019 Although the Divisional Court hears appeals from many types of courts and tribunals, if you are specifically interested in appealing a decision of the Small Claims Court, then we recommend reading How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario before reading this article. The Appellant’s Factum is a bound document containing a concise summary of the

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Can you sue for assault in Ontario?

The short answer is yes. Now for the long answer: When you sue someone for hitting, pushing, punching, kicking, or grabbing you (or some similar act) the correct term in civil court is battery. There are lot of myths about battery. For example, if you think you have to be really injured to justify a lawsuit, you’d be wrong. According to Klar’s “Tort Law”

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What is a Book of Authorities at Divisional Court in Ontario?

KPA Lawyers – March 27, 2019 Although the Divisional Court hears appeals from many types of courts and tribunals, if you are specifically interested in appealing a decision of the Small Claims Court, then we recommend reading How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario before reading this article. It is of great assistance to the Divisional Court for the parties to

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What is a Certificate of Perfection at Divisional Court in Ontario?

KPA Lawyers – March 27, 2019 Although the Divisional Court hears appeals from many types of courts and tribunals, if you are specifically interested in appealing a decision of the Small Claims Court, then we recommend reading How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario before reading this article. The Certificate of Perfection must do the following: state that the Appeal Book

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Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario summarily dismisses bizarre coffee “disability” lawsuit

KPA Lawyers – April 17, 2019 It should come as no surprise that since Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal lacks the authority to financially penalize frivolous lawsuits, it will, at some point, experience frivolous lawsuits (perhaps more frequently than many people would like to admit). It should also be noted that neither KPA Lawyers nor any of our employees had anything to do with this

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