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Amendments to the Federal Child Support Guidelines (New child support tables)


The Department of Justice just announced that the Federal Child Support Guidelines (Federal Guidelines) have been amended to update the Federal Child Support Tables (Federal Tables) used to determine child support amounts. These amendments will come into force on December 31, 2011. The 2006 Federal Tables must still be used to determine child support owed… Read More »

Categories: Announcements, Family Law

Law Society of Upper Canada releases Guidelines for Law Offices Searches


The Law Society of Upper Canada has just released an updated version of its Guidelines for Law Office Searches. These Guidelines are intended to inform you of best practices and steps that can be taken to protect the solicitor-client privilege of your clients in the event of a search and seizure of your law office…. Read More »

Categories: Announcements, Practice Aids, Law Practice Management

Toronto Civil Court Lists now available on the Internet


The Toronto Lawyers’ Association announced today that they will be providing internet access to the Toronto Civil Court lists. Currently you can access Trials, Pre-Trial & Case Conferences, Motions and Masters’ Motions. The Commercial and Bankruptcy Lists will be available soon. The TLA aims to have the next day’s list posted by 5 pm each… Read More »

Categories: Announcements, Civil Litigation

LAWPRO looking to hire a corporate writer and policy analyst


LAWPRO is looking to hire a corporate write/policy analyst with legal experience. The position reports to the Communications Director. This person will work closely with company executive, the communications and risk management departments to plan, research, write and edit a broad range of assignments for external and internal stakeholders including: policy and position papers, speeches,… Read More »

Categories: Announcements

AvoidAClaim Blog Honoured With a CLawBie


I am pleased and honoured to have AvoidAClaim recognized with a Canadian Law Blog Award (AKA “CLawBie”) in the Practice Management category. There was actually a tie in this category and I am pleased to share the podium with my fellow practice management advisor and friend David Bilinsky and his Thoughtful Legal Management blog. The… Read More »

Categories: Announcements

Land Acknowledgement

The offices of LAWPRO are located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee and Wendat peoples. Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit. LAWPRO respects and acknowledges the histories, languages, knowledge systems, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit nations.

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