As social distancing norms are still in effect, online interactions are here to stay. Fortunately, online conferencing tools like Zoom have made it incredibly convenient for businesses to connect with clients for consultations and service delivery. At Everstone Law Professional Corporation, I quickly adapted to the present state of client-business interactions and have managed to make them work successfully.
DIY or do-it-yourself activities are a great test of your own creativity and an excellent opportunity to overcome economic constraints. They can also be therapeutic or fun leisure activities. However, as the DIY craze catches on and with more information about different technical jobs readily available on the internet, many believe almost any situation can be tackled swiftly and economically as a DIY, even the closing of real estate deals.
A common misunderstanding that the public believes is that if a person is found to occupy a driver’s seat of a motor vehicle, while being impaired by alcohol/drugs, or whose blood alcohol level exceeded the legal limit, and if this person did not actually operate the motor vehicle, that he/she did not commit any Criminal Code offence.
People often assume that operate only means driving, whereby they believe that it is only a Criminal code offence if the person actually drinks and drives.
When a person is charged with an offence, they are either released at the police station in a form of an undertaking – subject to conditions or are brought before the court to determine whether the accused should be released on bail.
A title search date is noted on the Agreement of Purchase and Sale. It is the deadline that the buyers have to conduct off title and on title searches concerning their transaction to ensure that are no outstanding work orders, liens or encumbrances, restrictions, or any use of property issues that are affecting the property. In a purchase transaction the caveat “buyers beware” is of utmost importance. Buyer needs to be aware of issues that can be disclosed by a title search surrounding the nature of the transaction. At Everstone Law Professional Corporation, Real Estate Lawyer in Mississauga will guide and assist you with your transaction so that you are protected
There are a range of considerations which can determine how legal fees are calculated by criminal defence lawyers. Certain criteria can include, but are not limited to: the nature of the charge, number of charges, years of experience, complexity of the case, mode of trial, number of witnesses, length of trial, number of pretrial/trial applications involved; etc.
When it comes to the field of criminal law, it is always important to stay up to date on recent case law. This is important as there are always new developments in this area of practice which can change how current issues have been decided and how substantive laws have been interpreted.
A majority of people are quick to invest in real estate due to its high returns and security offered. For instance, when the market prices dip, many let the excitement of owning a dream home get the better of them and rush into a purchase. However, one wrong decision or a poor investment could end up putting their future at risk.
Bill C-75: Parliament of Canada is revising provisions in the Criminal Code and associated acts. Under Bill C- 75: An Act to Amend the Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other acts.
Previously under the Criminal Code of Canada, Section 737 mandated that any offender who is convicted, or discharged under section 730, of an offence under the Criminal Code or the Controlled and Drugs and Substances Act, shall pay a victim Surcharge in addition to any other punishement imposed on the offender. Section 737(2) further read that the determination of the amount was 30% of the fine imposed; $100 in the offence was punishable by way summary conviction; and 200$ if offence punishable by Indictment.
Criminal Law Assault: Assault is a Criminal offence under the Criminal Code of Canada. It is defined under section 265 which reads : (1) A person commits an assault when (a) without the consent of another person, he applies force intentionally to that other person, directly or...
Real Estate DID YOU KNOW THERE HAVE BEEN CHANGES TO REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS? Non Resident Speculation Tax During the end of 2017, Liberal Government introduced a new tax called the “Non-Resident Speculation Tax”, for foreign entities buying property in Greater Golden Horseshoe...
BAIL Pursuant to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Section 11(e) is the constitutional provision which states that “any person charged with a criminal offence has the right not to be denied reasonable bail without just cause”. This is a supreme right afforded to persons...