Thursday, October 19, 2017

LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday October 19, 2017.

Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.


When a person is married in Ontario, the marriage automatically revokes a prior Last Will made by that person.

The sole exception to this rule is a Last Will that is specifically made in anticipation of an upcoming marriage to a specific person.

For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at http://www.wiselaw.net.

- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday October 18, 2017.

Today we are talking about Family Law.


The property rights of common law spouses upon separation are not governed by any Ontario statute.
Common law spouses may still advance family property claims, especially where property has been acquired in a “joint family venture,” or they have contributed to the acquisition, maintenance or improvement of property owned by a common law spouse.

For more information on Employment Law, FamilyLaw, Wills, Estates and Estates Litigation, visit our website at http://www.wiselaw.net.

- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday October 17, 2017.

Today we are talking about Employment Law.


Did you know that your Employer has a duty to accommodate your disability up until a point of undue hardship?

An employee is however responsible for requesting the accommodation and providing the employer with adequate information about the nature of his or her request, which often includes producing supporting medical documentation.

For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates and Estates Litigation, visit our website at http://www.wiselaw.net.

- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Monday, October 16, 2017

140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of October 16, 2017

Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of October 16, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter


- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Friday, October 13, 2017

LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday, October 13, 2017.

Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.


For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at http://www.wiselaw.net.

- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday October 12, 2017.

Today we are talking about Family Law.


For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at http://www.wiselaw.net.


- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday, October 11, 2017.
Today we are talking about Employment Law.


In addition to the minimum notice and severance required by the Employment Standards Act, Ontario employees are entitled to reasonable notice of termination (or pay in lieu of thereof upon termination of employment

Unless an employment contract limits an employee’s entitlements, reasonable notice will be based on duration of employment, type of position, age and many other factors.

For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at http://www.wiselaw.net.
- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of October 10, 2017

Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of October 10, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter


- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Thursday, October 05, 2017

LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday October 5, 2017.

Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.


For an Ontario will to be valid, it must be signed by the person making the will and be witnessed by two people who are not beneficiaries under the will.

A holograph will is an exception to these formal requirements. Holograph wills must be made entirely in the handwriting of the testator. No witnesses are required for a holograph will.

For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at http://www.wiselaw.net.



- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Wednesday, October 04, 2017

LawFact of the Day: Family Law


Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday October 4, 2017.

Today we are talking about Family Law.


Ontario’s Family Law Act (FLA) governs the equalization and division of property between spouses upon marital separation.

It applies only to spouses who are legally married.

For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at http://www.wiselaw.net.

- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Tuesday, October 03, 2017

LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday October 3, 2017.

Today we are talking about Employment Law.


Do employees have different severance entitlements under the Employment Standards Act and in wrongful dismissal cases that are decided in Court?

Ontario’s Employment Standards Act provides only for employees’ minimum notice and severance entitlements. Common law entitlements can be as much as one month for each year of service, or even more in exceptional circumstances.

For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at http://www.wiselaw.net.


- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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Monday, October 02, 2017

Top 10 Legal headlines for the Week of October 2, 2017

140Law: Here are our Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of October 2, 2017.

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- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of October 2, 2017

Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of October 2, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter:

- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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