An employment contract is an agreement between an employer and employee that outlines the terms of their relationship, such as the employee’s salary and standard of service.
It should be noted that the relationship between an employer and employee is contractual even if no written document has been signed.
Situations where Human Rights Laws apply
Human rights laws generally apply to the following five areas: 1) employment; 2) accommodation or housing; 3) services, goods and facilities; 4) contracts; and 5) membership in trade unions, vocational or occupational associations……. Read More
After the trial is over, and the judge has decided the case, usually one party feels satisfied and the other is disappointed…… However, if you believe that the judge made a serious mistake, you may consider whether you want to appeal the judge’s decision.
Under the law, a tenant who does not pay rent is considered to be in arrears. Sometimes, landlords can avoid the time and expense of legal action by having the tenant sign a written agreement stating that the tenant will pay the arrears according to a set payment schedule, ….
A paralegal is a professional who has the required education and experience to provide legal services to the general public, but they are not lawyers. In Ontario, paralegals are licensed by the Law Society of Ontario and are regulated as officers of the court. Since 2007, ….
In small claims court, you can sue for money or the return of personal property valued at $25,000 or less, not including interest and costs.
To sue a person or business in small claims court, your lawsuit, called a claim, must fall into one of the two following categories:
Changes announced mean that accused people facing a bail hearing in Ontario will no
longer get legal aid funding to hire own legal representatives. Lawyers are
warning that fresh changes to Ontario’s legal aid system launched by Ford
government …… Read More
February 19, 2015
Here’s a great example, albeit an infrequent one, of why it is important to defend your driving record.
Const. Carlton Watson, 50, a 23-year veteran of the Peel Region Police Force was convicted of 40 charges of fraud, breach of trust and obstructing justice, in Ontar…Read More
January 31, 2015
Long-time personal finance columnist and consumer rights advocate at The Toronto Star, Ellen Roseman writes on Saturday, January 31, 2015, about traffic tickets and how difficult it can be to try and fight them yourself, in an article …Read More
January 21, 2015
Many law firms, especially business-to-consumer law firms, have a problem collecting on overdue client accounts. I’m a paralegal licenced by the LSUC and I can help you collect on overdue accounts. There are three advantages to using me to help you collect money owing…Read More
December 17, 2014
In a recent case before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Mary Paterson, a lawyer with the Toronto firm of Osler, Hoskin u0026amp; Harcourt, raised this: whether and when is the Crown obliged to tell self-represented litigants in traffic court that they can request disclosure of th…Read More
November 14, 2014
You can sue in Small Claims Court if the amount you are suing for is $25,000 or less. But there are some common mistakes that will make your claim void. First, you have two years to file a suit in Small Claims Court; if you are approaching the two-year mark, you need…Read More
November 11, 2014
Adam Tang, 31, has been found guilty of reckless driving after he completed a 22-minute lap of Manhattan, sped up the video by a factor of four, and uploaded it to YouTube on August 28, 2013. To-date, the video has had more than 978,000 views. Reactions have ranged fro…Read More
November 7, 2014
The Canadian justice system is in crisis. The complaints are many: Justice takes too long. Lawyers are too expensive. The legal process is paper- and process-driven.
Paralegals are an excellent solution to helping to ease the congestion of the court system and s…Read More
November 5, 2014
If you get a traffic ticket or a speeding ticket, it is a good idea defend your driving record. While speeding is never a good idea and may cost you demerit points (or even your driver’s license), there are instances where radar equipment malfunctions and trees have b…Read More
November 3, 2014
The annual R.I.D.E. program will launch soon, in time for holiday parties. The R.I.D.E. program has been very effective at helping to prevent drunk drivers and accidents that have catastrophic results. Recently, some drivers have used Twitter to warn other drivers abou…Read More