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Beware the angry litigant

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How lawyers need to approach the issue of potential retribution from angry parties:  Read the story here.

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Understanding Roadside Breath Demands

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Can the police make a roadside breath demand of a driver anytime they feel like it?  Read the story here.

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A crisis in our justice system

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A shortage of resources in our criminal justice system is leading to cases being thrown out.  Read the story here.

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When there aren’t enough resources in the criminal justice system

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If the criminal justice system cannot accommodate cases in a timely manner, then there is a price for society to pay:  Read the story.

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The elements of ‘assault police/resist arrest’ charges

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It is important to understand what the Crown must prove in order to obtain a conviction for the offences of ‘assault police / resist arrest’.  Learn about these charges in this article.

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When MSBs are at risk of financial penalty

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Why MSBs should seek legal counsel when they are at risk of financial penalty from FINTRAC:  Read the story here.

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What you should know about the RIDE program

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What should you do if you are stopped by the police at a RIDE program?  Find out here.

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Court finds father’s motion to reduce support deliberate attempt to avoid his obligations

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In the recent case of Myers v. Myers, 2014 ONSC 1804 (CANLII), the husband/father had brought a motion seeking to change the child and spousal support ordered against him and to have all arrears rescinded. In response to this, the wife/mother brought a motion to have his motion either struck or to require the father to post security for costs in the amount of $25,000.

After 16 years of marriage, the couple separated and commenced family court proceedings. The court hearing ...

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Do the police really need a complainant to come forward before investigating the allegations against Jian Ghomeshi?

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Why is Chief Blair saying that he cannot investigate the allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment against Jian Ghomeshi unless someone comes forward?  Read the article here.

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