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Director of Titles Responds to Inquiries

Director of Titles Responds to Inquiries

We have been advised that the Director of Titles has issued several clarifications regarding procedural matters (fast tracking splits; expropriation best practices; registered mail for LTA apps; original signatures of paper documents) which might be of interest to lawyers dealing with development of land. In short, the rules have not been changed notwithstanding the present… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate


Work from home technology tips

Work from home technology tips

The rapid shift from office settings to working from home can feel daunting. You might feel as though you need to build everything immediately. But you don’t have to buy a bunch of expensive new technologies all at once. Consider your immediate practice needs, the needs of your staff, and the needs of your clients…. Read More »

Categories: Legal Technology

How to lessen your risk of a malpractice claim when virtually witnessing wills and powers of attorney

How to lessen your risk of a malpractice claim when virtually witnessing wills and powers of attorney

[Updated April 24, 2020] As part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, on April 7, 2020 the Government of Ontario released an emergency Order temporarily allowing the virtual execution of wills and powers of attorney by means of “audio-visual communication technology” as of that date. On April 22, 2020, a new emergency order was… Read More »

Categories: Wills & Estates

Technology Products for Lawyers and Law Firms

Technology Products for Lawyers and Law Firms

Technology can help lawyers practice more effectively and efficiently. We have created this list of programs, services and apps that can assist with law office tasks, functions, and even help lawyers provide legal advice to clients. You’ll find programs listed here to assist with calendaring, document signing, note taking, social media, video conferencing and much… Read More »

Categories: Legal Technology

Civil Matters the Superior Court of Justice Will Hear Effective April 6, 2020

Civil Matters the Superior Court of Justice Will Hear Effective April 6, 2020

On April 2, 2020, Chief Justice Morawetz issued an updated Notice regarding the operations of the Superior Court of Justice. On March 17th, due to COVID-19 the Court had suspended its operations except for the hearing of “urgent” matters. Starting on April 6th, matters in addition to “urgent” matters will begin to be heard in… Read More »

Categories: Civil Litigation

Managing Litigation Matters During COVID-19

Managing Litigation Matters During COVID-19

In this unprecedented time of change, you and your clients may be experiencing significant disruptions to normal business. As individuals and businesses adopt physical distancing and certain courts and tribunals have suspended all or certain operations, it is important to discuss the fluid situation with clients and develop strategies to adapt where possible. At the… Read More »

Categories: Civil Litigation

More examples of cyber criminals taking advantage of Covid-19 disruption

More examples of cyber criminals taking advantage of Covid-19 disruption

Cyber criminals are constantly updating their methods to take advantage of current events, and the disruption caused by Covid 19 and many people now working remotely has provided them with a new opportunities, as explained in Beware of cybersecurity risks during COVID-19 and working from home. This CBC News article Email, text message attacks surge… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Prevention

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