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FAQs About Proving Your Claim After a Dog Attack

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on FAQs About Proving Your Claim After a Dog Attack

After surviving a dog attack, you have the right to take action. What consequences the owner can face vary by province, but the fact that you are entitled to compensation does not. If you have been bitten by a dog, here is what you need to know.    What Do You Have to Prove? What you have to prove to win your claim against the owner of a dog varies by province. For instance, in some provinces, you not only have to prove that you were attacked by the dog, but you also have to prove who the owner of the dog is. In others, you...

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Filing Bankruptcy

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Mistakes To Avoid When Filing Bankruptcy

Making the decision to file for bankruptcy is one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Bankruptcy can eliminate almost all of your unsecured debt and leave you with a clean slate. This can be huge for someone who is struggling to make ends meet and can’t seem to get ahead of their bills. Instead of feeling like you can never get out of debt, you can file for bankruptcy and put an end to your financial troubles. However, there are a few things you don’t want to do in your bankruptcy case. Watch out for these top three mistakes....

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2 Reasons To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney After A Car Accident

Posted by on Jan 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Reasons To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney After A Car Accident

One of the easiest ways to make dealing with the aftermath of an auto accident more tolerable is by hiring a personal injury lawyer, mostly because he or she can assist you by making your case as strong as possible. Listed below are two ways that a personal injury attorney can help you out with your auto accident case. Avoiding Blame One of the single most important parts of making your case as strong as possible is avoiding having the blame for the accident placed on you. In many cases, the person who actually caused the accident and struck...

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Your Contest Might Be Illegal: Designing a Legal Online Competition

Posted by on Oct 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Your Contest Might Be Illegal: Designing a Legal Online Competition

When running a contest in Canada, you will need to make sure that you are not accidentally running a gambling operation. A contest can become an illegal game if it contains certain characteristics. Designing Your Legal Contest To be considered a form of gambling, a game must require that you pay to enter, there must be an element of chance, and there must be a prize. Therefore, if you remove one of those elements, your contest will not be considered gambling. For example, let’s say you own a website and you decide to give users an...

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4 Tips For Going To Small Claims Court

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Tips For Going To Small Claims Court

Small claims court is the type of court you go to when you intend to bring up a lawsuit against a customer or client. There are many reasons you might go to court, from a client that went against a contract you had with them, to having a customer that failed to pay you for services rendered. Here are some tips to follow when you have to go to this type of court. Provide Evidence When you go to court, you need to have a good amount of evidence to defend your case. Make sure you arrive fully prepared to make a defense with any documents that...

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3 Reasons You Need An Estate Plan

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Reasons You Need An Estate Plan

If you’re like most people, you may assume that you have no need for an estate plan. You may think that you can do your planning later in life, once you have a lot more money and planning needs. The truth is, most people need to have an estate plan in order. Take a look at the following information to better understand the reasons as to why you need a proper plan in place.  You’re Heading to College When you’re 18 years old, it may seem like the last thing that you need is an estate plan. This isn’t the case! If...

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Two Ways You Can Try To Resolve A Dispute With Your Landlord On Your Own

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Ways You Can Try To Resolve A Dispute With Your Landlord On Your Own

Some people think the quickest and easiest way to handle landlord disputes is to file a suit in court. However, finding a way to settle your issue outside the walls of a courtroom can save you time and money. If your landlord is violating your lease agreement, is unresponsive to your maintenance needs or causing another problem, see if you can resolve the issue on your own first. Set Up A Meeting Certain issues are nothing more than miscommunication. Sometimes a landlord isn’t fully aware of the problem you’re having. This can...

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3 Things To Consider Before Getting A Divorce

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Things To Consider Before Getting A Divorce

Divorces are common in our society. Many people choose to get a divorce, which sadly, doesn’t always make life easier. This is why it is important that, before you seek out a divorce lawyer, you take the time to decide if divorce is really right for you. Here are some things to consider. Do You Really Want A Divorce Or Are You Just Threatening? Some people choose to use a divorce as a threat to their spouse to let them know how serious they are or to get a reaction. Although this may be a tactic that you use, you shouldn’t seek...

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The Dos And Don’ts Of Negotiating A Personal Injury Claim With An Insurance Company

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Dos And Don’ts Of Negotiating A Personal Injury Claim With An Insurance Company

If you’ve been injured as a result of another person’s carelessness–whether it be due to a car accident, slip-and-fall, or anything in between–there’s a good chance you’re filing a personal injury claim as a means of seeking the compensation to which you’re entitled. As you go through the complicated and drawn-out claims process, however, there are some things you need to know about negotiating with the insurance company. DO Have a Specific Settlement Amount in Mind As soon as possible, it’s...

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Avoiding Eviction Court: Getting Tenants to Leave on Their Own

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The tenant eviction process is a notoriously long and expensive in Ontario. It can take over 90 days and cost upwards of $570 or more to get an unwanted renter out of your home or apartment building. This doesn’t include the loss of rent and potential damages to the property that may occur while trying to get the tenant out. While you should always be willing to use the courts to evict the renter, there are a couple of things you can do to get the person to leave the facility on their own. Offer to Mitigate the Consequences of an...

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