Legal Matters Weekly Publication

How Allan Snelling LLP Approaches Personal Injury Files

Allan Snelling LLP in Kanata Canada

Over the weekend you may have read the Toronto Star article concerning the law firm Diamond and Diamond. Here is the link to the article: I do not know Diamond and Diamond. I do not know if the behaviour described in that article has taken place. What I do know is Allan Snelling LLP has…

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Cohabitation Agreements

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I am in a serious, committed relationship and have been living with my partner for 5 years now. I am uncertain if we will ever marry because neither one of us really believe it’s something that we want. Friends of ours were asking us if we had ever thought about a cohabitation agreement given our…

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Happy Haloween!

This week RYAN asks: “I was in the pumpkin patch choosing a pumpkin for Halloween.  A zombie came up from behind and startled me.  I hit it with my shovel and it broke in two.  Can I get in trouble for this?” Well thank you for your question Ryan.  There is always some tough legal…

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Do you need a Lawyer to review your commercial lease?

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I run a small business and I am currently in the process of looking for commercial space. Do I need a lawyer to review the lease? A commercial lease is a complex legal document. In addition to the usual but important commercial provisions such as the term of the lease and monthly rentals, there are…

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Common Law Relationships 101

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Question: I have been living with my boyfriend for 18 months and we have no plans to get married.  At what point are we considered “common law” and what does that mean? What constitutes “common law” as most people use the term is highly dependent on circumstances.  In terms of the ownership of assets, a…

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Spousal Support Obligations

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Q: My husband and I have been married for 15 years. For the past 5 years my husband has been at home taking care of our 7 year old son while I advanced my career. Upon our separation, what obligations might I have in the way of spousal support? Whether or not a person may be…

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