Gilles in Laval asked us the following question: “I live in Duvernay and I rent my house from an old friend. The house has gotten a little rundown and my friend isn’t able to pay for renovations because he is out of work. So I don’t make a big deal [ … ]
You are the owner of a business with 15 employees. You are proud of your team. You hired your cousin George a few years ago and he is your most loyal employee. A few months ago, you hired a receptionist, Julie, who also does a little bit of [ … ]
Marie from Laval asked us about the following situation. She is newly separated and has two children. A judgment was recently rendered, granting to her and her husband the joint custody of the two minor children. Marie is presently receiving the full [ … ]
Are you currently looking to buy a property? If so, you must have noticed that there are a large number of condominiums currently for sale in and around the area of Montreal. As such, builders and property developers often try to promote their [ … ]
Our last article shed light on the importance of obtaining a judgment in order to prevent child “abduction” by the other parent, following a separation. Not only is this important to secure custody and travel rights, but it is also determines the [ … ]
As of October 17, 2018, in Canada, it is no longer a criminal offence for adults to possess small amounts of cannabis (marijuana) (30 grams or less) for personal, recreational use. This does not mean, however, that it is now “open season.” Many [ … ]
In Quebec, there are four (4) types of adoptions: Local adoption; Adoption of at-risk children who have been placed in foster care by the Director of Youth Protection; International adoption; Adoption by special consent. In this article, we [ … ]
Boo! This Halloween, it may be a scary thing to try to collect money you’re owed, when you only made verbal agreement.
It is, unfortunately, more and more common for a parent to be the one to abduct their child from the other parent. Once separated, or even prior to separation if you foresee that one is imminent, it is important for you to follow these steps, in [ … ]
With the imminent legalization of cannabis for personal, recreational use, which is scheduled for October 17, 2018, employers operating a business subject to the laws of Quebec should, in our opinion, be very interested even before that date, in [ … ]
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